Chocolate caramel apples

matthew with duck tapeMatthew, our middle son, enjoys creating. He creates with Lego’s and even duct tape (see his cool moccasins he made)

His latest creations have been in the kitchen. We enjoy cooking with the boys and watching their creativity and love for food flourish. Enjoy reading and trying Matthew’s latest apple dessert (he recreated this yummy recipe from a party he attended a year ago).



ingredientsThe ingredients are simple: apples, caramel (we used light in sugar), chocolate (we used Magic Shell)





matthew cookingStart with several washed apples.  Matthew is 8 – he can use the apple slicer well.  Be sure to assist as needed.






applesPlace the apples on freezer paper on a cookie sheet.





chocolate applesWarm the caramel for 30 seconds in the microwave.  Stir well and drizzle the apples with caramel followed by chocolate. Matthew placed the apples in the freezer for 45 minutes.




eating applesEnjoy the apples!  Since these were in the freezer for 45 minutes – they were refreshingly cold.  I think 10 minutes in the freezer would work well, too.

How do you and your children enjoy cooking together in the kitchen?


  1. Reply
    Bonnie Meyers December 22, 2015

    Glad to see kids-especially boys- creating in the kitchen.  I really am glad you used apples, and low sugar caramel , and chocolate to create a healthy snack!  I am going to try these–maybe I can add something to your recipe, I’ll let you know!!

  2. Reply
    Becky January 4, 2016

    Thank you,  Bonnie, for your comment! As you know, working with kids in the kitchen can bring about fun and an “out of the box” recipe!  Thank you for reading!

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