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Caramel, Chocolate and Candy Apples

Posted by on Oct. 10, 2012 at 10:52 AM
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 Picture of Caramel, Chocolate and Candy Apples Recipe

 

Ingredients

  • Vegetable oil cooking spray
  • 6 small apples, washed and dried, stems removed *see Cook's Note
  • 2 (9.5-ounce) bags soft caramel candies, unwrapped (recommended: Kraft Classic Caramels)
  • 1/4 cup pulp-free orange juice
  • 1 (4-ounce) bar 53 percent cocoa dark chocolate, chopped into 1/2-inch pieces (recommended: Nestle Chocolatier)
  • Assorted small candies, chopped nuts and sprinkles
  • Special equipment: 6 craft or thick wooden sticks

Directions

Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and spray it with vegetable oil cooking spray. Insert the craft sticks halfway into the stem-ends of the apples.

 

 

In a medium, heavy saucepan, over low heat, combine the caramel candies and orange juice. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the candies have melted and the mixture is smooth, about 10 minutes. Set aside to cool for 2 minutes. Dip the apples in the caramel until coated and put them on the parchment paper until firm, about 2 hours.

 

 

Put the chocolate in a medium bowl and set it over a pan of barely simmering water. Stir until the chocolate is smooth and melted. Using a fork, drizzle the melted chocolate over the caramel. Put the apples back on the parchment paper for 10 minutes. Sprinkle with small candies, chopped nuts or sprinkles and allow the chocolate to harden, at room temperature, for about 3 to 4 hours.

 

 

*Cook's Note: Some apples have a wax coating that will prevent the caramel from sticking. To remove the wax coating, dip the apples for 4 seconds in 6 cups of boiling water mixed with 1/4 teaspoon white vinegar. Dry thoroughly before using.

taken from http://www.foodnetwork.com/

 

 

by on Oct. 10, 2012 at 10:52 AM
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othermom
by Danelle on Oct. 10, 2012 at 11:13 AM

yumm. We like carmal apples the best, I have never tried it with chocolate though

KaylaMillar
by Bronze Member on Oct. 10, 2012 at 12:22 PM
1 mom liked this
Yummy!!
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Flaca43
by Silver Member on Oct. 10, 2012 at 12:26 PM
We do too. I tried a gourmet one with chocolate on it once...it was so good!

Quoting othermom:

yumm. We like carmal apples the best, I have never tried it with chocolate though

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Bradensmommy719
by Bronze Member on Oct. 10, 2012 at 12:29 PM
Can you do this with out the oj?
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Bradensmommy719
by Bronze Member on Oct. 10, 2012 at 12:30 PM
Rocky mountain chocolate factory makes an ultimate apple that is to die for.

Caramel apple pecans chocolate and then white chocolate
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ethans_momma06
by Queen of Awesomeness on Oct. 10, 2012 at 2:04 PM

These are cute!

charlene_kyle
by Charlene on Oct. 10, 2012 at 2:06 PM

 Those look so yummy.

gmadiane
by Bronze Member on Oct. 10, 2012 at 3:52 PM

I love caramel apples

sanj1213
by Juanita on Oct. 10, 2012 at 4:37 PM
Pretty! Perfect for Halloween.
proudmommy690
by on Oct. 10, 2012 at 7:39 PM
Tfs
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