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Caramel Apple Nachos

Apple Nachos

Caramel Apple Nachos

Gourmet Apple Nachos with white chocolate, chocolate chips, caramel sauce and chopped nuts.  Make this fun dessert for an after school snack, dessert or holiday party.

It’s rich, sweet, juicy, tart and a little salty and savory with the addition of peanuts.  One of my favorite combinations is chocolate and peanuts.  Last year, I tried my hand at Gourmet Caramel Apples and I swear, the peanuts and chocolate make the apples.

Get in the spirit this season and enjoy the classic fall flavors of caramel and apple.  Celebrate the harvest by preparing this dish everyone will love.

Caramel Apple Nachos

This recipe is super simple and easy to make and the apple are to die for!  While it may seem like the perfect fall dessert, this dessert is great year round.  It’s especially popular as a game day appetizer.

Really any kind of apples will do but I’ve used my favorite, Pink Lady apples.  They taste with just a hint of sweetness to them.  It’s not for everyone, but they are definitely irresistible.  I’ve also paired Granny Smith apples to match the flavor.  Honey Crisp apples are also great to use.  The apples are extra large but small ones will do.

Gourmet Apple Nachos

It’s no wonder that everyone looks forward to this time of year and it’s a constant favorite.  To me, autumn is all about the transition of summer to fall.

Apples are a fun food.  They go great in baked goods like apple pies, Caramel Apple Crisp, cakes & cupcakes, drinks, dip.  Savory dishes like casseroles, baked chicken and cheese boards are also a fun way to use those same flavors.

Dessert Nachos

Plus, you’ll love this homemade caramel sauce topping for these apples and other fall desserts!

Caramel Apple Nachos

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Course: Dessert
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 4 -5


  • 2-3 large apples
  • 1/3 cup chocolate chips
  • 1/3 cup white chocolate chips
  • caramel sauce (see notes for recipe) ((20) caramel candy)
  • 1/4 cup nuts (, chopped)
  • cinnamon (, to taste)


  • Cut apples and arrange on a serving plate; set aside. Melt chocolate in a microwave safe bowl on power level 4 for about 3 minutes, stirring half way through. Melt white chocolate in a separate microwave safe bowl, mixed with a little olive oil on power level 4 for 3 minutes, stirring half way through. Place melted white chocolate in pastry bag / zip lock bag and cut off tip then squeeze and zig-zag across the apples. Repeat with brown chocolate in a new bag. Melt caramel on stove or microwave with a little milk and place in pastry bag / zip lock with tip cut off and zig zag across the apples. Top apples with chopped nuts, marshmallow and cinnamon.


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