Nothing like a fresh caramel apple to welcome in fall. And what’s more fun than getting creative with your dippin’ toppings! So grab the kids, melt some caramels, and spend a family night making this festive autumn treat. We’ll even get you started with these gooey and easy recipes.

 

 

Chocolate-Pecan Caramel Apples

White and semi-sweet chocolate combine to give these caramel apples a unique flavor, while pecans add a satisfying crunch.

Makes 5 servings

 Recipe provided courtesy of Kraft Foods

www.kraftrecipes.com

 

what you need

1 package  (11 oz.) KRAFT Caramels

5 apples, washed, well dried

2 oz. BAKER’S White Chocolate

1oz. BAKER’S Semi-Sweet Chocolate

1 cup coarsely chopped PLANTERS Pecans

 

make it

Melt caramels as directed on package.

Coat apples with caramel as directed on package. Do not refrigerate.

Melt white chocolate with semi-sweet chocolate as directed on package; mix well. Drizzle over apples. Press nuts into chocolate. Refrigerate 1 hour or until caramel is firm.

 

 

caramel apple coconut chocolateCaramel Apples with Coconut & Chocolate Drizzle

One bite of ooey, gooey, sweet and sticky caramel with a fresh crisp apple and you’ll remember why you love fall.

Makes 5 servings

 

Recipe provided courtesy of Kraft Foods

www.kraftrecipes.com

 

 

what you need

5 apples (1 1/2 lb.), washed, well dried

1 package  (14 oz.) KRAFT Caramels

2 tablespoons  water

1 1/2 cups  BAKER’S ANGEL FLAKE Coconut, toasted

2oz.  BAKER’S Semi-Sweet Chocolate

 

make it

Insert wooden pop sticks into stem ends of apples. Microwave caramels and water in a deep microwaveable bowl on HIGH 2 to 3 minutes, or until caramels are melted, stirring every minute.

Dip apples in caramel, turning to evenly coat; scrape excess from bottoms of apples. Roll apples in coconut; place on greased tray. Refrigerate 15 minutes.

Microwave chocolate in separate deep microwaveable bowl on HIGH 1 minute to 1 minute 15 seconds, or until chocolate is almost melted, stirring after 1 minute.; stir until completely melted. Drizzle chocolate over apples; return to tray. Let stand until chocolate is firm. Keep refrigerated.

 

 

 

Peanut Butter Candy Apples

Apples are covered with peanut syrup for a wonderful Halloween dessert.

Makes 10 servings

 

Recipe provided courtesy of Pillsbury

www.pillsbury.com

 

 

what you need

10 small apples

10 craft sticks (flat wooden sticks with round ends)

2 cups sugar

3/4 cup water

1 cup light corn syrup

1 cup creamy peanut butter

1 tablespoon shortening

1 cup chopped honey-roasted peanuts

 

make it

1. Line cookie sheet with waxed paper; spray waxed paper with cooking spray. Wash and dry apples; remove stem and blossom ends. Insert craft stick into stem end of each apple.

2. In a 2-quart saucepan, mix sugar, water, and 1/4 cup of the corn syrup. Heat to boiling over medium-high heat. Cook about 8 minutes, without stirring, to 300°F on candy thermometer, or until small amount of mixture dropped into cup of very cold water separates into hard, brittle threads. (Watch carefully so mixture does not burn.) Immediately remove from heat.

3. Working quickly, dip each apple in sugar mixture. Place on cookie sheet; let stand 4 minutes.

4. Meanwhile, in top of double boiler, mix remaining 3/4 cup corn syrup, the peanut butter, and shortening. Cook over simmering water about 4 minutes, stirring constantly until smooth. Dip coated apples almost completely in peanut butter mixture; roll apples in chopped peanuts, using hands to help adhere if necessary. Return to cookie sheet; refrigerate 15 minutes or until set. Store covered at room temperature.

 

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Spooky Treats Petite Apple Tray

Need some quick treats in a pinch…check out these delectable caramel apples from Mrs. Prindables! Inside this spooky gift tray reside six Petite apples: two Triple Chocolate, two Milk Chocolate Toffee Walnut, and two Milk Chocolate Walnut. A perfect gift for the discerning trick-or-treater on your list!

$49.95

Available at www.mrsprindables.com

 

 

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