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Recipe: Caramel Apples

by Blogger on ‎10-28-2012 05:33 PM - last edited on ‎10-09-2013 10:34 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

caramel apple


Caramel apples makes a great treat whether you wrap it up in cellophane and give it as a gift during the holidays? Or serve it at your next party? Or cut it up into pieces to share with your closest friends? One thing is for sure; candy or caramel apples make you feel like a kid again. (Or it does for me). Here’s a fast and easy recipe to make caramel apples with roasted almonds and coconut.


Caramel Apple Coconut Ingredients:

-       1 bag of Caramel Chews.

-       2 tablespoons of water

-       5 medium apples (I prefer granny smith, for the sour yet sweet taste. Gala or Pink Lady apples are also good choices.

-       5 lollipop sticks or Kebab wood skewers

-       2 cups of Chopped Almonds

-       2 cups of Coconut shaving




Melting Caramel  

-       Option one: Use saucepan. Set oven at medium. Melt the butter. Throw in the caramel pieces until they melt. Add two tablespoons of water.

caramelChews.jpg-       Option two: Use a double boiler. In the bottom pan, boil 1-2cups of water. Place the caramel chews with 2 tablespoons of water in the top pan. Put the top pan over the boiling water and wait for the caramel to melt.

-       Option three:  Put all the caramel in the microwavable bowl. Add 2 tablespoon of water. Microwave it for 3-4 minutes. It’s a good idea to check in half way and stir caramel, then let it continue to heat in the microwave.


Preparing the apples:

-       Wash the apples.

-       Remove the stem. Insert the sticks.

-       Make sure the apples are dry.

-       Place parchment paper or butter aluminum foil on a baking sheet.



-       If you have raw almonds, make sure to roast them. Put them in the oven for 5-10 mins at 350 degrees. Throw the roasted almonds in food processor to get chopped. Pour into bowl.

-       Place coconut shavings into a bowl.


Dip the Apples:

-       For the fun part. Take an apple, dip it into the bowl of melted caramel.

-       Then dip into chopped almonds, top it off with coconut.

-       Let the apple stand on the baking sheet for about 15-20mins. Best to put it in the refrigerator to help set the caramel. Voila. 


Other toppings include:

-       Mini M&Ms

-       Mini-marshmallows

-       Chocolate sprinkles

-       Chopped peanuts


Enjoy your caramel apple!  



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