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The Apple Store

September 1-October 31, 2014
Tuesday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

The Apple Store is operated by the volunteer fundraising group called Conner Prairie Alliance. The Apple Store is their primary fundraiser with proceeds supporting the mission and programs of Conner Prairie. For two months a year these volunteers are super busy selling all things apple including the famous caramel-dipped apples. Last fall alone they dipped 14,323 caramel apples! See how the dipping is done in this Video Blog.  Need some recipe ideas? See below.

Special Orders

We can supply your party, meeting or other gathering with treats! Place an order via phone or in person for larger quantities of caramel apples and other treats. Orders of 25 items or more more receive a 10% discount and orders of 100 items or more receive a 20% discount. View the form and call the Apple Store at 317.776.6000 x 199 with your order. This discount cannot be combined with any other offer, discount or coupon.
View Special Order Caramel Apples and Treats Form

The Apple Store offers a variety of tasty treats, including:

  • Hand-dipped caramel apples, including the popular Salted Chocolate Caramel Apple
  • Cider slushies
  • NEW this year - B. Happy Peanut Butter, made in Zionsville, IN. Think creamy peanut butter with delicious add-ins such as pretzels and white chocolate, or toffee and rice krispies! Learn more about the inspiration behind B. Happy Peanut Butter as reported by the IBJ.
  • Apple and pumpkin donuts and apple fritters from Jack's Donuts of Fishers, IN.
  • NEW this year - pumpkin and apple donut holes from Jack's Donuts
  • Popcorn
  • Pasteurized apple cider
  • Multiple varieties of apples from local orchards
  • Jams and jellies
  • Apple pies
  • Amish goods
  • Gourmet dog treats
  • Special gift items
  • Handmade fire pit pokers by Conner Prairie blacksmiths
  • Special order gourmet caramel apples, upon request
  • Locally-made gift items

Apple Recipe

Delicious Ideas using Apple Store Products

For those times you need to make a quick and easy appetizer, try these simple cheese pairings:

Roll a log of goat cheese in some chopped pecans and sprinkle with Brendle Honey Farm honey.  Serve with water crackers.
Spoon some Apple Store Blueberry Preserves, Wild Blueberry Spread, or Red Jalapeno Jelly over a block of cream cheese.  The Blueberry Preserves or Spread would also work well with goat cheese.  Serve with your favorite crackers.

Spoon some Apple Store Pear Preserves or Peach Preserves over a wedge of Brie cheese.  Serve with your favorite crackers.

For a simple lunch or light dinner, mix Salsa Me Crazy Salsa with shredded chicken and serve over rice or in a wrap.

 

Spinach, Apple & Walnut Salad

2 Golden Delicious apples, cored, cut into large dice (or similar variety)
4 T. lemon juice
2 (5-oz.) packages (8 cups) baby spinach leaves
3 T. extra-virgin olive oil
1 T. apple cider vinegar
2 T. honey
2/3 c. crumbled goat cheese
½ c. chopped walnuts, toasted

Toss apples with 2 T. of the lemon juice.  Place spinach in a large bowl; remove long stems and bruised leaves.  Whisk together remaining juice, olive oil, vinegar, honey, salt, and ground pepper to taste.  Toss spinach with apples and dressing.  Divide between four bowls.  Top with cheese and walnuts.

Learn more about the Conner Prairie Alliance by visiting their Facebook page.

"Last fall I visited Conner Prairie's Apple Store where I had the best caramel apple with peanuts I've ever tasted in my life! I've been waiting for September 1st...so I could order another."

Satisfied Apple Store Customer