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I’m a fan of pumpkin in the fall of course. But I’m also a fan of caramel apples, but the kind that you eat sliced dipped in caramel sauce. And while some things are generally perfect as is, even caramel sauce can be improved upon. Like this honey mustard salted caramel dip.
I know what you might be thinking. Caramel is sweet and mustard is, well, not. But that’s okay, because it totally goes together. Especially when you add a spicy kick in the way of crushed red pepper flakes or my favorite replacement, Hot Roasted Garlic seasoning. And then a sprinkle of coarse sea salt on top. It’s perfect for dipping apples, pretzels, or anything you might want to dip in caramel (or honey mustard — like chicken tenders!)
So this is a caramel sauce, and if you’ve never made one, it’s not terribly hard, but it can definitely go wrong. First things first, you want to get all of your ingredients ready to go before turning on the heat. Because once things start happening, they don’t stop. And use a bigger pot than you think. And finally, be ready to eat hot, spicy, mustardy caramel sauce with all the things.
Honey Mustard Salted Caramel Dip
A honey mustard caramel that's sweet and salty with a kick! Perfect for apples, pretzels, or anything you want to dip in caramel.