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Apple Nachos

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To wrap up AppleWeek 2018, I'm revisiting a family favorite, Apple Nachos from Taste of Home.  I've made these dozens of times with so many variations.  Sometimes I do it all from scratch, sometimes I cheat and use jarred caramel ice cream topping and warmed up marshmallow creme.  Sometimes I use roasted salted pepitas or sunflower seeds. Mini cinnamon chips are great in place of the chocolate chips.

Just a little tip: if the variety of apple you are using is prone to browning with air exposure, give them a quick soak in lemon lime soda before assembling the platter.  I give them a quick pat down with a paper towel after I pull them out of the soda.  You can also use lemon juice, but my family wasn't crazy about the taste.  Or you can just eat them real fast :)

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Apple Nachos

Apple Nachos


  • 36 caramels
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 30 large marshmallows
  • 1/3 cup butter, cubed
  • 4 medium tart apples, cored and cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 1/3 cup chopped dry roasted peanuts
  • 1/3 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
  • 3 tablespoons Halloween sprinkles (omitted)


In a microwave, melt caramels with water; stir until smooth. 
Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, melt marshmallows and butter. 
Arrange apple slices on a large platter. 
Drizzle with caramel; top with marshmallow mixture. 
Sprinkle with peanuts, chocolate chips and sprinkles. 
Serve immediately.
apples, caramel,
Dessert, Halloween, snacks
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    1. These look delicious! I love the marshmallow ideal!

    2. Love these for an easy, fun snack!

    3. I will be trying this!! Thank you for sharing at our apple celebration of Celebrate 365 Blog Party!

    4. Great healthy yet indulgent snack! I'll be making this recipe for my kids.


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