Kansas City's Best Caramel Apples

Juicy, gooey, sticky, sweet, classic... is there anything quite as decadent as a delicious caramel apple in the fall? We've rounded up the best of the best hand-dipped, gourmet, coated, candied apples in Kansas City!

Russell Stover: (various locations at www.RussellStover.com). They may be known for delicious chocolates, but Russell Stover also knows the secret to your caramel apple cravings! Hand-dipped in their shops all across the metro, Granny Smith apples are swirled in melted caramel. Other flavors include cinnamon candied apple or a caramel apple rolled in chopped peanuts and drizzled with dark chocolate! Find a Russell Stover location near you.

Sweet Caroline's 7723 W. 151st St., Overland Park, KS, 913.495.9993. From your first step inside one of the most decadent shops in the metro, you'll savor the sweet scent of many goodies, but the fall specialty is the candied apple! With large delicious apples, Sweet Caroline's serves up many flavors and combinations of coatings for apples that are almost too pretty to eat! TIP: This is a great stop on your way to the Overland Park Arboretum!

Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory: (various locations at www.RockyMountainChocolateFactory.com) is famous for its amazing selection of old-fashioned caramel apples. Granny Smith apples are hand dipped in caramel, then topped with a variety of coatings, including English toffee, Snickers, apple pie, cheesecake coating, M&Ms, pecan bars, rocky road and classic peanuts. TIP: You'll find Rocky Mountain Chocoalte Factory in Union Station, and at The Legends Outlets 

Laura Little's Candies: 2100 W. 75th St., Prairie Village, KS, 913.722.2226. At Laura Little's Candies, they make candy the old-fashioned way, starting with the freshest ingredients and cooking them to perfection using traditional copper kettles and wooden paddles. Their homemade caramel apples are offered with and without nuts. TIP: This is near Rainy Day Books, the Shawnee Indian Mission, and not terribly far from the Country Club Plaza.

Chip's Chocolate Factory: In Crown Center, 2450 Grand Ave., Kansas City, MO, 816.421.0012. Known for their live fudge demonstrations and "Chocology” tours, they are masters of everything sweet! It is a Chip's tradition to welcome fall with a variety of flavors and coatings for delicious, juicy, classic caramel apples.   TIP: This is the perfect treat after a day at LEGOLAND or Sea Life.

BONUS: Our Favorite Caramel Apple Inspired Sweet Treats:

Caramel Apple Donuts

  • Doughnut Lounge (4117 Pennsylvania Ave Kansas City, MO) in Westport. 
  • Donut King (2320 Armour Rd Kansas City, MO) in the Northland.

Caramel Apple Pie

Caramel Apple Ice Cream or Sundae

  • Betty Rae's Ice Cream (7140 Wornall Rd, Kansas City, MO) in Waldo.
  • Sylas and Maddy's (11925 Strang Line Rd. Olathe, KS, 913.393.3500. & 1014 Massachusetts St. Lawrence, KS. 785.832.8323)

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