Caramel Apples

Nothing beats the old-fashioned flavor of caramel apples when the caramel is made from scratch!

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 6

6
medium apples
6
wooden skewers
1
cup sugar
1/2
cup light corn syrup
1
can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk
1/8
teaspoon salt
1
teaspoon vanilla
Betty Crocker™ candy sprinkles, chopped candy or chopped peanuts, if desired

  • 1 Wash apples and dry thoroughly. Insert a wooden skewer in stem end of each apple. Spray plate with cooking spray.
  • 2 In 2-quart saucepan, mix sugar, corn syrup, milk and salt. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, to 230°F on candy thermometer or until a few drops of syrup dropped into cup of cold water forms a soft ball that flattens when removed from water. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla. Cool slightly.
  • 3 Quickly dip apples into caramel, swirling until completely covered. Dip bottoms in candy sprinkles. Place apples on plate until caramel is set.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
520
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
20mg
20%;
Sodium
170mg
170%;
Total Carbohydrate
111g
111%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
94g
94%
),
Protein
6g
6%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
8%;
Calcium
20%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 1 Fruit; 6 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 1/2 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
7 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.