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Chocolaty Caramel Apples

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
  • Makes
    2 servings


  • 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


  • Wash and dry apples; remove stems. Insert Popsicle sticks into apples. Place on a buttered baking sheet; set aside.
  • In a small saucepan, melt caramels and cream over low heat until smooth, stirring occasionally. Place peanuts in shallow dish; set aside.
  • 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.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 590 calories, 27g fat (12g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 185mg sodium, 83g carbohydrate (47g sugars, 5g fiber), 7g protein.
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  • wombatt
    Feb 4, 2012

    We always slice our apples then pour the stuff over the top. makes it easer to eat

  • jbforsman
    Nov 3, 2011

    No comment left

  • chettler
    Oct 22, 2011

    Wow! These were easy and delicious! I used Honey Crisp apples! Yummy!