RITZ Caramel Apples

3  Ratings
  • 30 min prep
  • 60 min total
  • Makes 5 servings.

Apples are dipped into creamy melted caramel, then rolled in crushed crackers and colored sprinkles for a snack or dessert kids are sure to love.

RITZ Caramel Apples Recipe


  • 5 apples (1-1/2 lb.), washed, well dried
  • 1 pkg. (14 oz.) caramels
  • 2 Tbsp. water
  • 30 RITZ Crackers, coarsely broken
  • 1/4 cup multi-colored sprinkles


  • Insert  wooden pop stick into stem end of each apple; set aside.
  • Cook  caramels and water in medium saucepan on medium-low heat until caramels are completely melted and mixture is well blended, stirring constantly.
  • Dip  apples in caramel; immediately roll bottoms in crackers, then in sprinkles.
  • Place  on waxed paper-covered baking sheet; let stand 30 min. or until caramel is firm.

Recipe Tips

Size-WiseSweets can be part of a balanced diet but remember to keep tabs on portions.

Where to Find Wooden Pop SticksLook for wooden pop sticks in craft stores. Or, you can use lollipop sticks instead which can also be found in most craft stores.

Use Your MicrowaveMicrowave caramels and water in microwaveable bowl on HIGH 2-1/2 to 3-1/2 min. or until caramels are completely melted and mixture is well blended, stirring every minute. Continue as directed.


Nutrition Information

Makes 5 servings.

Nutrition per serving:

  • Calories 520 
  • Total fat 12 g
  • Saturated fat 4 g
  • Cholesterol 5 mg
  • Sodium 420 mg
  • Carbohydrate 102 g
  • Dietary fiber 4 g
  • Sugars 84 g
  • Protein 5 g
  • Vitamin A 4 %DV
  • Vitamin C 10 %DV
  • Calcium 20 %DV
  • Iron 6 %DV

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