Caramel Apple Notchos

Dessert nachos = the best nachos.
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Recipe by Pam Lolley

  • 10Servings


  • 1 cup (packed) light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup half-and-half
  • 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • 3 Granny Smith apples, cored and sliced 1/4 inch thick
  • 2 tbsp. fresh lemon juice (from 1 lemon)
  • 1/4 cup salted roasted pepitas
  • Halloween sprinkles, for garnish


In medium saucepan, heat brown sugar, butter, half-and-half, vanilla, and 1 tsp. salt over medium-high, stirring constantly, until sugar dissolves. Bring to boil. Cook, stirring constantly, until sauce thickens, about 5 minutes. Let stand until cool enough to touch, about 10 minutes. Toss apples with lemon juice; arrange on platter. Drizzle sauce over apples. Top with pepitas and sprinkles.