Show Subscription Form




Fun Caramel Apples Recipe
Fun Caramel Apples Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Fun Caramel Apples Recipe

Publisher Photo
Charming designs and gooey candy make these caramel apples irresistible. Use apples at room temperature because caramel tends to slip off of chilled apples. —Darla Wester, Meriden, Iowa
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (11-1/2 ounces) milk chocolate chips
  • 2 tablespoons shortening
  • 1 package (14 ounces) vibrant green Wilton candy melts
  • 1 package (14 ounces) white Wilton candy melts
  • 2 packages (14 ounces each) caramels
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 8 large tart apples, room temperature
  • 8 lollipop sticks
  • Assorted candies such as jimmies, M&M's and Reese's Pieces

Directions

  1. In a microwave-safe bowl, melt chocolate chips and shortening; stir until smooth and set aside. In another microwave-safe bowl, microwave melt the green candy melts. Repeat with white candy melts.
  2. In another microwave-safe bowl, microwave the caramels and water, uncovered, on high for 1 minute; stir. Heat 30-45 seconds longer or until caramels are melted; stir until smooth.
  3. Line a baking sheet with waxed paper and grease the paper; set aside. Wash and thoroughly dry apples. Insert a stick into each; dip into caramel mixture, turning to coat. Place on prepared pan. Drizzle with melted chocolate and candy melts. Decorate as desired with melted chocolate, candy melts and candies. Refrigerate until set. Yield: 8 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Fun Caramel Apples in Ultimate Halloween 2011 2011

Reviews for Fun Caramel Apples

AVERAGE RATING
   (4)
RATING DISTRIBUTION
5 Star
 (3)
4 Star
 (1)
3 Star
 (0)
2 Star
 (0)
1 Star
 (0)
MY REVIEW
Please Log In or Join to add a rating and review.
Click stars to rate
""
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review
Loading Image
Sort By :
MY REVIEW
Reviewed Oct. 28, 2012

I haven't made these yet, but was wondering what kind of shortening to use Crisco or Butter

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Oct. 15, 2012

This is an awesome recipe and great on halloween for the kids.

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Oct. 14, 2012

To walmart_gal2001: Making your own involves butter, sugar and cream. Forgot about the cream!

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Oct. 14, 2012

To walmart_gal2001: You can make your own caramel using butter and sugar.

Super cute but I don't want to eat them now!

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Oct. 14, 2012

made these with pears and turned out great , just wish the caramels were no

ut free so i could send to class at school for a special healthy treat.

Loading Image
Advertise with us
ADVERTISEMENT

Contests & Promotions

Contests & Promotions

Follow Us

Advertise with us ADVERTISEMENT
Advertise with us ADVERTISEMENT