Apple Caramel Sauce-Dip Recipe

Looking for a Caramel Dipping sauce for sliced apples?  Caramel flavor is made from sweetened condensed milk, Karo syrup, brown sugar and butter.  This is a soft caramel and used for dipping apple slices but the recipe is too soft for Caramel apples.


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Apple Caramel Sauce-Dip Recipe

Easy to make Caramel Apple Flavored Sauce or Dip.  It’s thick, creamy and delicious for dipping apples wedges. Sweetened condensed milk when cooked makes caramel.

  • Author: Liz Bushong
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 2 hours
  • Total Time: 2 hours & 10 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1/2 cups 1x
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: Cooktop
  • Cuisine: American



112 ounce can Eagle Brand, Sweetened Condensed Milk

8 tablespoons butter

1 cup dark brown sugar

1/2 cup dark Karo syrup or corn syrup


  1. In a double boiler over medium heat, place all ingredients in the top of the double boiler.  Stir until smooth and creamy.
  2. Cook for 2 hours or until thick.
  3. Stir occasional to make sure sauce does not stick.  Make sure you have enough water in the double boiler so it doesn’t evaporate to soon.
  4. The color will not be as dark as store bought caramel topping.
  5. Serve with apple wedges, marshmallows, graham crackers


This is not a recipe for coating apples with caramel.  The caramel is too soft and will not stick to the sides of an apple. Go to Carmel Apple Recipe on this website for a great caramel apple perfect for dipping apples that will stick to the apple.

Keywords: Apple Dip, Recipes, Fall

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