Caramel Apple Cupcakes
- 1 package spice or carrot cake mix
- 2 cups tart apples, chopped and peeled
- 20 caramels
- 3 tbsp milk
- 1 cup pecans, finely chopped and toasted
- 12 popsicle sticks
Prepare cake batter according to package directions; fold in apples. Fill 12 greased or paper lined jumbo muffin cups 3/4 full.
Bake at 350* for 20 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely.
In a saucepan, cook caramels and milk over low heat until smooth. Spread over cupcakes. Sprinkle with pecans. Insert wooden stick into the center of each cupcake.