Grown Folks Candy Apples

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Grown Folks Candy Apples

Photo by: Karen Long

Description

Apples dipped in caramel and then white or dark chocolate

Details

Cooking Time: 5
Recipes Makes: 6
Calories: 761
Carbs: 119.6
Fat: 31.2
Protein: 5.8

Ingredients Related Tips

  • 6 apples, washed and dried (Honey Crisps and Granny Smith are excellent choices)
  • 6 Popsicle sticks
  • 10 oz bag of caramels chips (caramel bits worked well)
  • 10 oz bag dark chocolate morsels
  • 10 oz bag white chocolate morsels
  • optional: toppings for sprinkling, dipping or drizzling (chopped nuts, candy sprinkles, melted chocolate for drizzling)

Directions

  • Prepare apples for dipping.
  • Insert Popsicle sticks into apples at stem stopping before puncturing through bottom of apple.
  • Line baking sheet with wax or parchment paper and spray with cooking spray.
  • Melt caramels according to package instructions.
  • One at a time dip apples, letting extra caramel drip off.
  • Place on wax paper to cool.
  • Once all have been dipped, place in refrigerator for at least an hour to let caramel set up. *For neater apples use kitchen shears to trim excess caramel from the bottom of the cooled apples before dipping in chocolate.
  • Melt chocolate according to package instructions.
  • Dip caramel covered apples in chocolate until evenly covered.
  • Let extra chocolate drip off.
  • If adding toppings, sprinkle, dip or drizzle now.
  • Place finished apple on wax paper until set. Serve right away or cover and refrigerate until needed. Depending on apple, should keep 3-5 days refrigerated.

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