We put ours in these little canning jars, then put the jars in a small cellophane jar with an apple on top. The bag was tied, with a tag attached that said: "To a sweet friend". It was very cute and would make a nice gift for a friend, or even a teacher.
Easy Caramel Sauce
1 stick butter
3/4 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup heavy cream
1 teaspoon vanilla
a pinch of salt
Melt butter in a medium sauce pan over medium heat. Add brown sugar and whisk vigorously to combine.
Add cream. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a low simmer and cook for 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Add vanilla and salt. Stir until combined. Cool, then store in refrigerator. Mixture will thicken as it cools. Can be used cool or warmed.