Caramel Apple Cupcakes

Connee Sheckler


I had this recipe published in a church cookbook in 1999. I thought the recipe was lost but recently found the cookbook. Cake package directions state a yield of 24 cupcakes but the most I could ever get is 18.

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1 pkg
yellow cake mix
1 tsp
ground cinnamon
1 c
chunky style applesauce
3 large


3/4 c
creamy peanut butter
1/2 c
caramel sundae topping
3 Tbsp


3/4 c
unsalted peanuts, finely chopped
wooden popsicle sticks

How to Make Caramel Apple Cupcakes


  • 1Combine cake mix, cinnamon, applesauce and eggs in large bowl or mixer bowl.
  • 2Beat 2 minutes vigorously by hand or at high speed of mixer.
  • 3Fill paper-lined muffin tins half full.
  • 4Bake at 350 degrees for 25-27 minutes or until cupcake springs back when lightly touched in center.
  • 5Cool COMPLETELY before frosting.
  • 6Combine topping ingredients in small bowl.
  • 7With butter knife or spreader, frost each cupcake with equal amounts of topping.
  • 8Sprinkle with peanuts.
  • 9Place popsicle stick in center of each cupcake and push through.

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About Caramel Apple Cupcakes

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Non-Edible or Other
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: For Kids

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