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Chocolaty Caramel Apples Recipe

Chocolaty Caramel Apples Recipe

You'll love these easy-to-make caramel apples from our Test Kitchen. They're filled with classic flavor, but capitalize on convenience products to keep things simple. Plus, they're a tasty way to sneak in an extra piece of fruit!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + cooling YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 medium apples
  • 2 Popsicle sticks
  • 18 Riesen's chewy chocolate-covered caramels
  • 2 tablespoons heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup dry roasted peanuts, chopped

Directions

  • 1. Wash and dry apples; remove stems. Insert Popsicle sticks into apples. Place on a buttered baking sheet; set aside.
  • 2. In a small saucepan, melt caramels and cream over low heat until smooth, stirring occasionally. Place peanuts in shallow dish; set aside.
  • 3. Working quickly, dip each apple into hot caramel mixture to completely coat, then dip the bottom and sides into peanuts. Place on prepared pan; let stand until set. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 apple equals 590 calories, 27 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 20 mg cholesterol, 185 mg sodium, 83 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 7 g protein.