Caramel Apple Bites
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Why You’ll Love This Recipe
- Caramel Apple Bites come together with just three simple ingredients.
- These no bake bites are dairy free and can easily be made vegan or gluten free.
- They take less than 5 minutes to assemble.
- Made with my dairy free vegan coconut caramel sauce.
- These little bites are salty, sweet and a bit of sour from the granny smith apple.
- A great recipe to make as we transition into fall.
- If you loved this recipe, check out my chocolate covered apple bites!
Ingredients And Substitutions
These are the main ingredients and substitutions for Caramel Apple Bites. Scroll down to the recipe card for a full list of ingredients and instructions.
Feel free to use your favorite type of pretzels for this recipe. I prefer to use the thinner ones for the best texture. If you are gluten free, be sure to use a certified gluten free pretzel.
You can use store bought caramel, or you can make my homemade coconut caramel sauce that is vegan and gluten free.
I recommend using granny smith green apples for this recipe.
How To Make
ONE: Spread a generous amount of caramel the pretzel and set them on a baking sheet that is lined with parchment paper.
TWO: Add on a thinly sliced green apple and place in the fridge to firm up, about 10 minutes and enjoy!
Tips And Tricks
Using a thing pretzel and a thin green apple slice creates the yummiest texture.
If using my homemade caramel recipe, I recommend making it the day before or a few hours before at least so it can firm up in the fridge. This makes it scoopable and spreadable.
How To Serve And Store
Serve these Caramel Apple Bites once the caramel is firm enough and doesn’t drip from the edges.
Store in an airtight container in the fridge and enjoy within 4-5 days.
Taste And Texture
These Caramel Apple Bites are sweet, salty and slightly tangy. The caramel has a subtle coconut flavor because it’s made with all coconut ingredients but tastes just like caramel.
The texture is crisp, crunchy and creamy.
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes, totally! If using this method, place the caramel piece on the pretzel and bake in the oven at 350F for a few minutes, or until the caramel has slightly melted. Then place the apple on top and enjoy.
I used my homemade coconut caramel recipe that you can find here.
Only slightly, but if stored in the fridge they will last up to 5 days.
Other Recipes You May Like
- Coconut Caramel
- Chocolate Covered Apple Bites
- Apple Pie Cookies
- Gluten Free Apple Bread
- Apple and Brie Crostini
If you make these Caramel Apple Bites, I would really appreciate a comment and rating down below, under the recipe card. Don’t forget to take a picture and tag me over on Instagram, Tiktok or Pinterest!