Ingredients:

For the Apples:

  • 4 medium apples – any kind
  • 8 unwrapped caramels
  • 1 tsp cinnamon – divided

For the Topping:

  • 1/4 C rolled oats
  • 1/3 C flour
  • 1/3 C brown sugar – firmly packed
  • 1/3 tsp cinnamon
  • 4 Tbsp (1/2 stick) butter – chilled

Optional:

  • whipped cream
  • caramel sauce

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  2. Line an 8″ square baking pan with foil – set aside

For the Topping:

  1. In a small bowl, mix oats, flour, brown sugar and cinnamon together
  2. Cut in butter with a fork or pastry cutter until the mixture is crumbly – resembling coarse crumbs – set aside

For the Apples:

  1. Cut off the tops of each apple
  2. With a melon scoop or spoon, scoop out the core of the apple – make sure to remove all seeds, but leave the bottom in tact so that you have an apple “bowl”
  3. Place 2 caramels in each apple
  4. Sprinkle with cinnamon (1/4 tsp for each apple)
  5. Generously sprinkle with the crumb topping
  6. Bake for 20 – 25 minutes
  7. If desired, top with whipped cream and caramel sauce
Print Friendly, PDF & Email