Classic Caramel Apples. Young or old - everyone's most-loved fall treat. Juicy, tart apples smothered in melted caramel then dipped in favorite toppings. Simply Sated
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Classic Caramel Apples

Young or old - everyone's most-loved fall treat. Juicy, tart apples smothered in melted caramel then dipped in favorite toppings.
Course Dessert, Fall Treat
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Author Susie Gall

Ingredients

  • 4 Granny Smith Apples room temperature
  • 4 cookie or wooden craft sticks
  • 1 11 oz bag Kraft Caramels (Caramel Melts can be substituted)
  • 1-2 tablespoon water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • Toppings: Nut topping crushed peanuts, M&Ms, crushed Oreos, crushed pretzels, Sea salt flakes. Drizzle with chocolate, if desired.

Instructions

  1. Cover a metal tray with sprayed wax paper or sprayed parchment.
  2. Apples should be room-temperature.
  3. Wash & dry apples. Push a craft stick ¾ through top of apple.
  4. In a small saucepan, heat caramel & water over low heat until caramel is melted, stirring continuously.
  5. Remove from heat and add vanilla, stir well.
  6. Tip saucepan slightly to make a deeper caramel pocket and dip apple in caramel, spinning it around twice to cover completely in caramel and let excess drip back into pan.
  7. Set apple in topping and press topping in slightly.
  8. Place apple onto greased waxed paper or parchment.
  9. Repeat with all apples.
  10. Place tray with apples in fridge 30 minutes to set.
  11. Remove from fridge 10-15 minutes before serving.
  12. *If not serving immediately, cover apples in plastic wrap or cellophane and keep refrigerated until ready to serve.
  13. Enjoy!