Caramel Apples

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  • Makes 10 caramel apples
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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 216.67 calories
    • Calories 16 calories from fat
    • Fat 3.82 g
    • Sat Fat 3.01 g
    • Cholesterol 3.18 mg
    • Sodium 111.96 mg
    • Protein 2.3 mg
    • Carbohydrate 46.45 g
    • Fiber 2.55 g
    • Iron 0.16 mg
    • Calcium 67.6 mg


  1. Check 2pounds lady apples or tart apples, such as Macouns or Winesaps
  2. Check 1pound caramel squares
  3. Check 10 wooden sticks


  1. Wash and completely dry the apples. Insert a wooden stick into the top end of each. Line a baking sheet with wax paper and set aside.
  2. In a small saucepan over low heat, combine the caramels with ¼ cup plus 2 tablespoons water. Cook until smooth, stirring occasionally, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat.
  3. While the caramel is hot, dip the apples in, swirling to coat evenly. Let the excess caramel drip off and place the apples on the lined baking sheet. Place in the refrigerator to harden, about 1 hour.