Caramel-Peanut Sundaes

  • Yield 8 servings

The luscious flavors of a caramel apple in a simple sauce to spoon over ice cream. Have your kids unwrap the candies!

Mark Boughton/styling: Teresa Blackburn


1 (14-ounce) bag caramels, wrappers removed
1/2 cup clear apple cider
1 quart vanilla ice cream
1/2 cup salted peanuts, roughly chopped


  1. Combine caramels and cider in the top of a double boiler over simmering water. Whisk until caramels are melted and mixture is smooth, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool 5 minutes.
  2. Scoop ice cream into 8 serving dishes, and spoon warm sauce over the tops. Sprinkle peanuts on top.

—Recipe by Laraine Perri for Relish, Oct. 2011.



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