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Chocolate Caramel Apples Recipe
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Chocolate Caramel Apples Recipe

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Caramel apples get dressed up for this harvesttime holiday with chocolate, nuts and toffee bits. "Cut into wedges, these scrumptious apples are easy to share," says Linda Smith of Frederick, Maryland.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + cooling
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + cooling
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (14 ounces) caramels
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 4 wooden sticks
  • 4 large tart apples
  • 2 cups chopped pecans or peanuts
  • 1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 teaspoon shortening
  • 1 cup English toffee bits or almond brickle chips

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 723 calories, 43 g fat (13 g saturated fat), 13 mg cholesterol, 294 mg sodium, 90 g carbohydrate, 8 g fiber, 6 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large microwave-safe bowl, combine the caramels and water. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 45 seconds; stir. Microwave 20-40 seconds longer or until the caramels are melted; stir until smooth.
  2. Insert wooden sticks into apples; dip apples into the caramel mixture, turning to coat. Coat with nuts; set on waxed paper to cool.
  3. Meanwhile, melt chocolate chips and shortening; stir until smooth. Drizzle over apples. Sprinkle with toffee bits. Place on waxed paper to cool. Cut into wedges to serve. Yield: 8 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Chocolate Caramel Apples in Taste of Home October/November 2002, p9

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 723 calories, 43 g fat (13 g saturated fat), 13 mg cholesterol, 294 mg sodium, 90 g carbohydrate, 8 g fiber, 6 g protein.

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Reviewed Nov. 24, 2009

"I didn't make these, my friend did, using Granny Smith apples. I'm not a caramel gal but these were incredible! The tartness of the apple was the perfect foil for all that sweetness."

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