At the pumpkin patch or on your dessert table, it doesn’t get much more classically fall than gooey caramel apples. Thanks to our users, this irresistible combo doesn’t need to be enjoyed on a stick. We’ve rounded up five of the best caramel apple-inspired desserts for you to celebrate fall and satisfy your baking bug!
1. Caramel Apple Cheesecake
This rich and luscious cheesecake is a snap to prepare and the gooey caramel and roasted pecan toppings make it extra decadent. Elegant enough for a dinner party debut yet simple enough for a weeknight treat!
2. Apple Oatmeal Cookies With Caramel Icing
Oatmeal cookies get an autumn twist with apples instead of the traditional raisins. Delicious on their own, these treats’ ever-so-slightly-crisp texture makes them the perfect base for decadent caramel icing.
3. Caramel Apple Upside-Down Cake
The classic upside-down cake goes fall! Sure to be a showstopper, the reveal of this apple upside-down cake ought to be saved for a special occasion.
4. Caramel Apple Cupcakes
Grated apple gives these cupcakes a silky smooth texture without sacrificing any festive flavor. Filled and drizzled with your favorite dulce de leche, these morsels are delightfully decadent.
5. Classic Apple Walnut Cake With Caramel Frosting
This frosted, layered cake has a surprise inside: roasted walnuts and apple chunks. The apples, nuts, and luscious frosting blend together to make a mouth watering, can’t-wait-for-seconds cake!