Snickers Caramel Apple Dip
Use up those leftover fun-sized Halloween candy Bars and turn them into Snickers Caramel Apple Dip! A fun and easy fall treat!
I know it’s still September, but I’ve got candy on the brain and this dip recipe would be a great way to use up Halloween candy next month. But you can make it any time of the year – I made it for a dip party! What better time to talk about candy than the fall? I have to admit that I’m not huge on chocolate candy. I know, I have issues. I prefer things like sour patch kids, chewy sprees, and skittles. But one of the few chocolate candies that is a weakness of mine is Snickers.
Snickers are one of my absolute favorite candy bars and I knew I had to make a dip with them. I’m pretty positive that you could use any other chocolate-based candy bar in place of the Snickers that you like – Heath bars, Kit-Kats, Milky Way bars (especially if you are allergic to peanuts, these would be a great substitute). Get creative!
This was delicious, but just to warn you, it made a HUGE amount of dip. I took it to the dip party, as I said before, and as we put a good dent in it, I had half of it leftover. If it’s for a SMALL get-together (10 or so people), I’d recommend halving the recipe.
This would be perfect for a birthday or holiday party, baby shower, you name it! If you’re wondering what else you can serve this with besides the sliced apples like I did, pretzels, Ritz crackers or animal crackers would also be great. I tried to go the “healthy” route with the apples (ha ha). This isn’t a dip you want to eat frequently, but I’m a firm believer in “everything in moderation” and eating the bad stuff once in a while. Enjoy!
- 12 “fun” size Snickers Bars, chopped – 10 for IN the dip and 2 for garnishing the dip (the "fun" size that is a couple of inches long, not the super small ones)
- ½ cup of unsalted butter
- 2 cups of light brown sugar
- 1 cup light corn syrup
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- 1 (14 oz. can) sweetened condensed milk
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- Melt butter in 2-quart saucepan; add brown sugar, corn syrup and salt.
- Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until mixture comes to a full boil (10 to 12 minutes).
- Stir in sweetened condensed milk and cut up Snickers Bars.
- Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until Snickers bars are completely melted (minus the peanuts, of course) and dip thickens up.
- Remove from heat; stir in vanilla and transfer to a serving bowl.
- Serve with sliced apples, pretzels, Ritz crackers or animal crackers.
- Take the two leftover Snickers bars, chop them up, and sprinkle them over the dip before serving.