Candy Apple Shopping Guide

Our buying guide with everything you need to make delicious candy apples and other fun candy-apple stuff too!

A buying guide with everything you need to make delicious candy apples and other fun candy-apple stuff too!

Candy apple sticks: These are pointy on one end to really stab into the apple and they’re made from bamboo. Cool, right?

Caramel apple wraps: This is a quick and easy candy-apple-making kit. It makes 5 caramel apples and comes with sticks.

Caramel square candies: You can unwrap these and melt them to make an easy caramel coating for apples.

Caramel Bits: Same as the above candies but no unwrapping required. Sweet!

Candy apple kit: Save yourself having to buy food coloring, corn syrup and sticks. It’s all in the kit. Just add sugar. And the apples, of course.

Candy thermometer: A must have if you ever work with candy. Especially needed before the holiday baking season kicks off.

Baking sheets: Set your apples on here to dry.

Parchment Paper: But line the baking sheets with parchment paper first.

Baking Spray: And spray them with baking spray. You really don’t want that candy to stick to anything.

Pastry brush: Help make your caramel apples look pretty, by brushing off extra caramel.

Sharp knife: For chopping up toppings, of course. May we suggest: Chop up all that Halloween candy and top away!).

Rubber spatula: To work with chocolate and caramel sauce.

Microwave caramel apple dipper: This handy gadget melts chocolate and caramel in the microwave. It’s the perfect size and shape to dip those apples.

Cellophone candy apple gift bags: Package your impressive homemade candy apples like the pros. Gift to all your favorite ghouls and goblins.

Caramel apple Oreos: Because every snack food has either (or both) a caramel apple flavor or pumpkin spice flavor. This is Oreo’s entry.

Twizzlers Caramel Apple: After you try the Oreos, try caramel apple licorice.

Caramel apple candy corn: Do yourself a favor and buy this candy corn. It’s the bomb.

Amy Bowen

Amy had no clue how to cook until she became the food reporter for a daily newspaper in Minnesota. At 25, she even struggled with boxed mac and cheese. These days, Amy is a much better cook, thanks to interviewing cooks and chefs for more than 10 years. She even makes four cheese macaroni and cheese with bacon, no boxed mac in sight. Amy is also on the editorial team at The Cookful.