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One of the best fall treats – homemade caramel apple fudge! This fudge reminds me of those green caramel apple suckers! Make easy fudge with marshmallows and white chocolate chip. Add in apple cider drink mix to get that caramel apple flavor!

For as long as I can remember, I have loved those green caramel apple suckers. The ones that are flat, with the green sour apple candy that’s dipped in caramel. I don’t know why, but there’s something about the combination of sour and sweet. And admittedly I like the ones that have more caramel the best.

If someone was to hand me one right now, I would instantly open it and put it in my mouth. I feel weird admitting that I’m an adult and I like suckers :D

This fudge reminds me of those suckers!

 
pieces of caramel apple fudge in metal tray

To achieve that sour apple taste, this recipe calls for 3 packets of apple cider drink mix. You can find this near the tea and hot cocoa mix in your grocery store. I actually use the same apple cider drink mix in these caramel apple snickerdoodles which are SO good!

This fudge is definitely something you could make in the morning and serve in the afternoon. The actual cooking of the fudge only takes 15 minutes and we recommend putting the fudge in the fridge for 3 hours to set before cutting it into pieces.

Of course this caramel apple fudge wouldn’t be complete without the caramel, and when you swirl the two together, you get this fun combination of flavors!

Ingredients

pieces of caramel apple fudge on metal plate

How To Make Caramel Apple Fudge

  1. Line an 8×8 inch baking pan with 2 layers of tin foil, leaving an overhang.
  2. In a large pot combine the butter, marshmallows, sugar, heavy cream, and packets of apple cider, cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally until the marshmallows are melted, about 8-10 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, place the caramel bits and caramel coffee creamer (or heavy cream) in a microwave safe bowl. Microwave the caramel at 45 second intervals at 50% power until they are melted and smooth. Set aside.
  4. Remove the pot from the heat and stir in the white chocolate chips until they are completely melted.
  5. Pour the fudge into the pan. Drizzle the caramel on top of the fudge, use a small metal spatula to create swirls in the fudge.
  6. Refrigerate for 3 hours. Cut into small squares, for best result keep the fudge in the fridge.
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How To Store Fudge

Keep fudge in an air tight container stored in the fridge for 2-3 weeks.

To freeze: wrap the entire block of fudge in 2 layers of plastic wrap, then place inside a freezer safe bag.

To thaw: place the fudge (still wrapped) in the fridge overnight.

For a step-by-step of how to make this caramel apple fudge recipe, watch this short video:

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One of the best fall treats - homemade caramel apple fudge! This fudge reminds me of those green caramel apple suckers! SO good!

Caramel Apple Fudge

Yield: 24 pieces of fudge
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Additional Time: 3 hours
Total Time: 3 hours 10 minutes

One of the best fall treats - homemade caramel apple fudge! This fudge reminds me of those green caramel apple suckers! Make easy fudge with marshmallows and white chocolate chip. Add in apple cider drink mix to get that caramel apple flavor!

Ingredients

  • 1/2 stick (1/4 cup) unsalted butter
  • 3 cups mini marshmallows
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 3 packets of Apple cider drink mix (0.74 oz each)
  • 3 cups white chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup caramel bits or caramel squares like Kraft brand
  • 1 & 1/2 tbsp heavy cream

Instructions

  1. Line an 8x8 inch baking pan with 2 layers of tin foil, leaving an overhang.
  2. In a large pot combine the butter, marshmallows, sugar, heavy cream, and packets of apple cider, cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally until the marshmallows are melted, about 8-10 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, place the caramel bits and heavy cream in a microwave safe bowl. Microwave the caramel at 45 second intervals at 50% power until they are melted and smooth. Set aside.
  4. Remove the pot from the heat and stir in the white chocolate chips until they are completely melted.
  5. Pour the fudge into the pan. Drizzle the caramel on top of the fudge, use a small metal spatula to create swirls in the fudge.
  6. Refrigerate for 3 hours. Cut into small squares, for best result keep the fudge in the fridge.