Halloween Caramel Apples

“Just watch the look on the trick or treaters faces when you pop one of these in their sack. When I was a kid this was the ultimate goodie.”
READY IN:
35mins
SERVES:
12
YIELD:
12 Caramel apples
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 apples
  • 12 wooden popsicle sticks
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 lbs caramels
  • 4 tablespoons water
  • 12 teaspoon cinnamon, ground

Directions

  1. Butter a large microproof casserole dish, be generous with the butter.
  2. Butter a piece of waxed paper and cover a cookie sheet with it.
  3. Push a wooden popsicle stick in each apple through the stalk.
  4. Unwrap the caramels (this is the most time consuming).
  5. Place them with water in the casserole dish.
  6. Microwave on medium High (70% power) for 4 minutes.
  7. Stir well and microwave on medium high (70% power) until the caramels are melted.
  8. Blend in the cinnamon.
  9. Dip each apple in the caramel, turning to coat evenly.
  10. Place apples on waxed paper until set.
  11. If the caramel thickens as you work return it to the microwave and reheat.
  12. Wrap each apple in plastic wrap completely covering the apple so when it is thrown into the treat bag it won't stick to everything else.
  13. NB You can also do this recipe using a double boiler it just takes a little longer but the results are the same.

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