Caramel Apple Bars - easy spice cake bars filled with apple chunks and caramel dip. (I'm thinking I'd like a more crumbly top and would use a traditional crumb topping recipe with flour, butter and brown sugar and additional crushed nuts.
Apple Pie Cupcakes with Salted Caramel Buttercream. Make as a layered cake with frosting, apple pie filling between layers. Frosted with caramel frosting and fill center with apple pie topping contained by frosting swirls.