Snacktivity: Date “Caramel” Apples

Enjoy delicious date “caramel” apples by making this super easy and healthy snack recipe! This seasonal treat is a great source of potassium and is perfect for picky eaters.


  • 1½ cup dates
  • 2 small apples
  • Small skewer sticks
  • Chocolate chips
  • Water


  • Food processor or blender
  • Spatula


  • Soak 1½ cups of dates in water for 30 minutes.
  • Drain the water and blend the dates in a food processor or blender until smooth.
  • Insert small skewer sticks into the apples and spread the date paste around each apple.
  • Coat the apple with chocolate chips.
  • Enjoy!

Looking for more kid-friendly recipes? Try these fall-inspired meals or slow cooker tacos.

*Recommended for children 4 and over.

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