There are a lot of reasons to love fall. As much as I hate to see the weather cool down, I certainly don't mind all of the deliciousness that comes with the season. Pretty much everything gets a pumpkin twist this time of year. From cinnamon rolls to lattes to cookies it's certainly the taste of the season.
Another autumn flavor combination that I love is caramel and apples. With the fall apple harvest at its peak, you can pick up varieties of apples that aren't normally available... during the rest of the year. One fun way to take advantage of the fresh harvest is to host a caramel apple party! There are so many recipes for this fall flavor combination. Set a date, send out the invites, and have each of your guests bring a caramel apple-inspired dish. Then let the festivities begin.
I've gathered together some of my favorite caramel apple treats to inspire you and your guests.
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Caramel Apple Martini
Let's kick things off with a cocktail. This Caramel Apple Martini from Inspired by Charm will set the mood for the party.
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Caramel Apple Bar
A Caramel Apple Bar is another fall party favorite! Craftberry Bush suggests using apple slices, instead of whole apples, to make dipping much easier. Plus, with smaller pieces, everyone can sample more flavors.
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Bloomin' Baked Apples
You've heard of a blooming onion, right? Try it with an apple! The Gunny Sack created these unbelievable looking Bloomin' Baked Apples. These are a must!
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Apple Cider Pancakes with Caramel Apple Syrup
How about hosting a Caramel Apple Party for breakfast. Let's look at a few ideas. These Apple Cider Pancakes with Caramel Apple Syrup from Taste to Tell would have me jumping out of bed in the morning.Continue to 5 of 14 below.
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Salted Caramel Apple Pie Bars
These Salted Caramel Apple Pie Bars from Sally's Baking Addition also look like a winner with their layers of flavor.
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Spiral Apple Bread with Caramel Apple Glaze
This Spiral Apple Bread with Caramel Apple Glaze from Inspired by Charm not only tastes delicious, but looks gorgeous, too. Your guests will certainly be impressed.
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Baked Salted Caramel Apple Cider Donuts
To finish off the breakfast treats, you have to try these Salted Caramel Apple Cider Baked Donuts from Monday Morning Donut. Talk about amazing.
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Apple Pie Caramel Apples
And don't forget the traditional. Try these Apple Pie Caramel Apples form Miss Candiquick. They are dipped in white chocolate.Continue to 9 of 14 below.
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Caramel Apple Cake with Salted Caramel Buttercream
Want to bake a cake? Check out these. First off, this Caramel Apple Cake with Salted Caramel Buttercream Icing from Sugarhero! looks unbelievably decadent. I love the mini caramel-dipped apples as a garnish.
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Salted Caramel Apple Cake
For another take on cake, try this Salted Caramel Apple Cake from the Brown Eyed Baker.
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Creamy Caramel Apple Dip
Everyone loves a dip. Why not make this Creamy Caramel Apple Dip from Bubble Nature Creations for a quick easy snack.
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Caramel Apple Nachos
I've been wanting to sample these Caramel Apple Nachos for quite some time! I love Lil' Luna's delicious recipe.Continue to 13 of 14 below.
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Snickers Caramel Apple Salad
You must make Chef in Training's Snickers Caramel Apple Salad. It's a dessert salad that combines so many delicious flavors and textures.
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Caramel Apple Pie Martini
And, finally, since we started with a cocktail, let's end with one. This creamy creation, a Caramel Apple Pie Martini from Inspired by Charm, is perfection served in a glass rimmed with crushed graham crackers.
And that's a party!
Whether it's a brunch, lunch, or dinner, I hope these ideas inspire you to host your own Caramel Apple Tasting Party.