Recipe: Peanut Butter Candy Apple

This Peanut Butter Candy Apple recipe is scary good.  We had to give you a fun

Halloween recipe that was totally HCC approved.  Check out those ingredients– they’re mostly pantry staples.  Most other candy apples out there include totally crazy stuff like corn syrup or buckets of sugar.  We keep the ingredients simple while keeping the flavor intact.

Trick out your treat with some added nuts or seeds on the outside.  As always, let us know how it goes in the comments below…

Peanut Butter Candy Apples
Servings: 4
Time: 5 minutes

  • 4 honey crisp or pink lady apples
  • ½ cup medjool dates, pitted
  • 1 tablespoon peanut butter
  • ¼ cup water
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil, liquid
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cup crushed nuts & seeds (optional)

Directions

Chop the dates and put into a high power blender with the water, coconut oil and pinch of salt.  Blend until it becomes as smooth as possible, then add in the peanut butter and continue to blend.

Put a stick in the bottom of your apples and coat them with the peanut butter candy mixture.  If you want, you can roll the apple around in some crushed nuts & seeds (pumpkin seeds and/or black sesame seeds would be awesome) to create a fun texture.

Place the apples in the fridge for the candy coating to firm up.  Enjoy your treat!

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