Salty Chocolate Pretzel Caramel Apples

Salty Chocolate Pretzel Caramel Apples


  • 8 Granny Smith or other tart apples
  • 2 bags (11 oz.) soft caramels
  • 2 tablespoons jarred hot fudge sauce
  • 1 tablespoon heavy cream
  • Mini pretzels
  • Easy Chocolate Drizzle


Line a baking sheet with parchment. Stem 8 Granny Smith or other tart apples. Wash; dry well. Insert a wooden craft stick into the top of each apple. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, melt soft caramels with 2 tbsp. water, stirring often, until smooth, 8 to 10 minutes. Stir in hot fudge sauce and heavy cream into the melted caramels; reduce the heat to low. Holding the sticks, dip apples one at a time into the caramel; let excess drip back into the pan. Scrape excess caramel off the bottom and roll and press it into chopped mini pretzels. Decorate with Easy Chocolate Drizzle; transfer to the baking sheet. Refrigerate until firm, 1 to 2 hours.