Sweet Tooth Friday: Peanut Butter Caramel Sauce

by Allison @ Alli 'n Son on September 1, 2011

It’s September. Which means Fall is beginning. I can already feel a comforting coolness in the lazy evenings that follow a busy Summer. With Fall comes apples. And apple picking. And making delicious apple treats. I can just smell the apple pie  baking right now.

Along with apples comes caramel, because – HELLO – you can’t have sliced apples without a side of caramel. I think it’s apple law. And it just so happens that it’s National Caramel Month. Well, no, actually it isn’t. I thought it was, but it isn’t until October. But you can get your caramel on early, it’s okay. I won’t tell anyone.

I have a little secret though. Apples and peanut butter are another favorite treat. So, what’s better than apples with caramel? How about peanut butter caramel?

Oh yes. I combined two of my favorite apple sides into one delicious, sticky, sweet and just a little bit salty treat. Get those apple slices ready, but this caramel is waiting to be dipped into.

Peanut Butter Caramel Sauce

Don’t keep it waiting. Just don’t. Your apples and your taste buds will be oh so grateful if you make this right away.

Like right now.

Go. Seriously.

Peanut Butter Caramel Sauce

Peanut Butter Caramel Sauce



  1. Place ingredients in a glass container with a lid. Shake or mix to combine.
  2. Pour over your favorite fall apples, top a delicious apple pie, or serve over your favorite ice cream.
  3. Better yet, make my should-be-world-famous peanut butter bars, where this caramel sauce plays a starring role.

This recipe was adapted from Rachel Ray

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1 Abby September 1, 2011 at 6:52 pm

Thanks for hosting. The peanut butter caramel sauce looks amazing!

2 Sheryl September 1, 2011 at 7:41 pm

This recipe looks awesome! Please come over to Cast Party Wednesday and share your delicious recipe with us!
I hope to see you there !
I’m adding my Citrus Pound Cake and my Peach Slab Pie :)

3 Allison @ Alli 'n Son September 3, 2011 at 11:11 pm

Thanks for inviting me! I’ll stop by in Wednesday.

4 Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust September 1, 2011 at 7:49 pm

I linked up again this week, thank you for hosting!

I just started my own linky party (Crazy Sweet Tuesdays) and would love for you to join sometime! The link opens Tuesday and runs until Thursday evenings.

5 Allison @ Alli 'n Son September 3, 2011 at 11:12 pm

That’s great! I’ll stop by on Tuesday.

6 anna and liz recipes September 1, 2011 at 8:54 pm

great idea!

7 Mrs Happy Homemaker September 1, 2011 at 9:06 pm

Oh. my. gosh. This looks ah-mazing.

8 Brenda @ a farmgirl's dabbles September 1, 2011 at 10:12 pm

I have a favorite caramel apple dip that gets made quite a bit each fall. Now I’m going to add some PB – thanks for the great idea!

9 Lulu September 1, 2011 at 11:03 pm

Omigosh, how can one simple recipe have both of my favorite flavors! You won’t believe how quickly I’m going to try this.

10 Allison @ Alli 'n Son September 3, 2011 at 11:13 pm

Stop back and let me know what you think.

11 Kitchen Belleicious September 2, 2011 at 7:09 am

Wow! I love PB and so does my hubby (hence my last post) so we will definitely be making this soon! Great idea for gifts for christmas too

12 Allison @ Alli 'n Son September 3, 2011 at 11:14 pm

Oh yes, it would make a great Christmas gift. Dress it up with a cute tag and bow and it would be perfect.

13 Katie @ This Chick Cooks September 2, 2011 at 7:38 am

Thanks for hosting, Alli. That sauce is making my mouth water!

14 Becca @ Crumbs and Chaos September 2, 2011 at 9:17 am

Looks delicious! Now I really want some apples!

15 Cares and Mimi September 2, 2011 at 9:32 am

Oh man! Now I really want to go apple picking! Delish!

16 Allison @ Alli 'n Son September 3, 2011 at 11:16 pm

Me too! I’ve been excited about apple pickkn for weeks now. I think I still have Andre weeks to wait though. :(

17 carolinaheartstrings September 2, 2011 at 11:42 am

You are right. No apple would be complete without its friend carmel. Looks delicious. Come over and visit us and friend us on Facebook. We are trying to reach our goal of 500 by our one year anniversary in October.

18 Melissa@IWasBornToCook September 2, 2011 at 12:32 pm

Thanks for hosting! I linked up my cinnamon-mascarpone baked pears. Love the sauce you made!

19 Allison @ Alli 'n Son September 3, 2011 at 11:17 pm

Those pears sound amazing. I love baked fruit.

20 Tameka Downing September 2, 2011 at 9:40 pm

Thank you hosting this wonderful link up. I shared my S’mores Blondie’s.

21 Allison @ Alli 'n Son September 3, 2011 at 11:18 pm

I love s’mores anything. Off to check out your recipe.

22 kyleen September 3, 2011 at 11:08 pm

Oh my goodness, I love peanut butter and caramel sauce. Sounds so delish when you put them together.

23 Lovely Light September 8, 2011 at 7:54 am

Hi there- found you through the hop and am a new follower. This sounds so yummy I can see it on cake, ice cream, whatever- anything tasty! I hope you have time to follow my life in South Africa by http://withoutcomplexities.blogspot.com

I hope you are having a great week!

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