Super Easy Caramel “Apples” with Salted Peanut Crust

Super Easy Caramel “Apples” with Salted Peanut Crust

Caramel “Apple” Grapes are first skewered then dipped in melted caramel and finished in in a crunchy crust of finely chopped salted peanuts. It’s a simple, sweet and savory one-bite treat perfect for parties or potluck. These little grapes taste like a caramel apple in every bite.

Caramel Dipped Grapes with Peanut Crust
Caramel “Apples” are great holiday appetizers

Serves: makes approx. 50 – 70 grapes


green grapes


1 bag caramels (Kraft, wrapped)

2 tablespoons heavy cream

1 cup salted peanuts or cashews, crushed finely


Skewer grapes; set aside. Unwrap caramels.

Melt caramels in microwave as indicated on package or on medium low in a heavy pan. Stir in heavy cream as caramels start to melt. Keep candy mixture on the lowest setting.

Start a dipping station. Dip the grapes into the caramel sauce and then into the crushed nuts. Move to a plate to set. Repeat until all the grapes are used.


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2 thoughts on “Super Easy Caramel “Apples” with Salted Peanut Crust”

  • What a delightful single bite treat. It is the perfect finger good appetizer for a gathering. Delish!

  • Okay these look amazing! I am going to attempt to make these for my neighborhood Halloween Party! Thanks for sharing!

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