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Chocolate-Drizzled Caramel Apples

Decadence on a stick! You’ll be a big hostess hit when you serve these caramel-coated apples rolled in nuts and drizzled with melted chocolate.

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

6
wooden skewers or 6 wooden sticks with rounded ends
6
medium apples
1
cup coarsely chopped mixed nuts
2
tablespoons water
1
bag (14 ounces) caramels
1/2
cup semisweet chocolate chips
1
tablespoon shortening

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LOCATION

Directions

  • 1 Insert skewer in stem end of each apple. Divide nuts into 6 mounds on waxed paper.
  • 2 Heat water and caramels over low heat, stirring occasionally, until caramels are melted and smooth. Keep caramel over very low heat. Dip each apple into caramel, spooning mixture over apple until completely coated. (If caramel hardens while coating apples, heat over low heat.) Roll side and bottom of each apple in nuts. Let stand on waxed paper.
  • 3 Heat chocolate chips and shortening over low heat, stirring occasionally, until melted. Spoon chocolate over top of each apple, allowing some to drizzle down sides. Let stand until coating is firm. Store loosely covered at room temperature or in refrigerator up to 1 week. <BR> <BR> Microwave Directions: Prepare apples and nuts as directed. Place water and caramels in 4-cup microwavable measure. Microwave uncovered on High 3 to 4 minutes, stirring after 2 minutes, until caramels can be stirred smooth. Continue as directed. (If caramel thickens, microwave about 30 seconds.) Place chocolate chips and shortening in 1-cup microwavable measure. Microwave uncovered on Medium (50%) 2 to 3 minutes or until smooth.

EXPERT TIPS

Expert Tips

Look for good eating apples such as Granny Smith, Gala, Golden Delicious, McIntosh, Braeburn and Fuji. Also, check for your favorite locally grown apples.

Wrap a finished apple in waxed paper, then tie with a colorful ribbon for a great little gift for a good friend or neighbor.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
580
(
Calories from Fat
230 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
26 g
26 %
(Saturated Fat
10 g,
10 %
),
Cholesterol
5 mg
5 %;
Sodium
320 mg
320 %;
Total Carbohydrate
86 g
86 %
(Dietary Fiber
7 g
7 %
),
Protein
8 g
8 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
14%;
Calcium
12%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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