Chocolate Caramel Apples

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Serving: Serves 6
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cooking Time: Chill 1 Hour

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October 2022 Dig In Recipe

Crunchy-tart apples dipped in a sweet candy coating.

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1. Wash hands with soap and water.

2. Rinse fresh produce.

3. Line a cookie sheet with waxed paper and coat with cooking spray; set aside.

4. Insert a wooden candy stick into stem end of each apple; set aside.

5. In a medium nonstick saucepan over medium-low heat, melt caramels with water and stir vigorously until smooth.

6. Immediately dip apples in caramel mixture; drain excess caramel and place on prepared cookie sheet. Place in the refrigerator for 1 hour or until set.

7. Melt chocolate in the microwave at 50% power for 30 seconds; remove and stir. Continue to melt chips in the microwave at 50% power in 15-second intervals until completely melted.

8. Dip half the caramel apples in the melted chocolate; allow excess to drain.

9. Roll bottom 1/4 portion of apples into nuts or other desired topping. Place on waxed paper that has been coated with cooking spray and let set.

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