Caramel Apple Sundae / Sauce

Caramel Apple Sundae / Sauce Recipe

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Chris L.


Pioneer woman's recipe. I added a little salt and divided recipe in half for 2 big servings or 4 small servings.

Quick and easy. Hubby loves this little dessert topping. Enjoy!


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10 Min
5 Min
Stove Top


  • 2
    granny smith apples, peeled and cored. slice thin or dice into small chunks
  • 1/2 c
    packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 stick
    butter, plus
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1/4 c
    heavy cream
  • 1/2 tsp
  • dash(es)
  • ·
    cookie crumbles for topping
  • ·
    ice cream

How to Make Caramel Apple Sundae / Sauce


  1. In skillet, saute' apples over medium high heat, using 1 tablespoon of butter. Cook until apples are tender, but still firm.
  2. Remove apples from pan and set aside.
  3. Over medium heat, add 1/2 stick of butter and heavy cream. Stir until sugar is dissolved.
  4. Add heavy cream and dash of salt. Stir and let sauce thicken a bit (about 1-2 minutes).
  5. Turn heat to low. Add apple pieces back in to mixture. Add cinnamon. Stir and let thicken a little more (about 1-2 minutes again).
  6. Place ice cream in serving bowls and spoon apple mixture on top. Add vanilla cookie crumbles or crumbled lady finger cookies, or other fancy cookies on side.

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About Caramel Apple Sundae / Sauce

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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