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|Halloween Double Dipped Caramel Apples|
|4 or 5 medium apples |
2 (14 ounce) packages caramels (96 pieces), divided
First Caramel Layer
Wash and dry apples; insert stick into stem
end of each apple.
Microwave 1 package of the caramels and 2
tablespoons of the water in a small deep
microwave-safe bowl on HIGH for 2-1/2 to 3-1/2
minutes or until smooth, stirring every minute.
If caramel sauce is too thin, let stand about
2 minutes before dipping apples.
Dip apples into hot caramel sauce;
turn until coated. Scrape excess sauce
from bottom of apples. Place on greased
wax paper. Refrigerate 1 to 2 hours.
Second Caramel Layer
After refrigerating, repeat microwave
and dipping directions with remaining
the remaining package of caramels and
2 tablespoons water.
See decorating ideas below for warm caramel
apples. Otherwise, refrigerate 1 to 2 hours.
See decorating ideas below for chilled caramel
Store decorated apples in refrigerator. Let
stand at room temperature 15 minutes before
serving to allow caramel to soften. Makes
4 to 5 medium apples or 2 large (3/4 to 1 pound each).
Decorating ideas for warm caramel apples
Roll in chopped pecans or nuts of your
choice; drizzle with melted apples.
Decorate with non-pareil covered semi
sweet chocolate chips; drizzle with melted
Roll in graham cracker pieces and miniature
marshmallows; drizzle with melted chocolate.
Roll in macadamia nuts or premium mixed nuts;
drizzle with melted white and semi-sweet chocolate.
Decorating ideas for chilled caramel apples
Dip apple in melted chocolate, several times,
waiting for chocolate to harden a little between
each dip. Use white or semi-sweet chocolate or
Dip bottom of apple in melted chocolate;
decorate with toasted coconut and slice almonds.
Decorate with melted white or semi-sweet
chocolate and sprinkles.
Any of these apples can be decorated with anything
you choose, such as raisins, chopped malted milk
balls, peanut butter chips, chopped potato chips or