Chocolate caramel coated apples on a stick
dipped in chopped nuts! Yummo! These are great for fall parties
or for gift-giving, wrapped in pretty cellophane and tied with
bright, shiny curling ribbon.
Chocolate and Caramel
- 6 medium tart green apples, washed and
6 wooden skewers or ice cream sticks
1/2 cup chopped nuts
1/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
2 tablespoons water
1 (14-ounce) package caramel candies
- Insert skewer in stem end of apple. Place
nuts into a small shallow bowl. Line a baking sheet with waxed
paper. Set aside.
- In heavy, 2-quart saucepan melt chocolate
chips, water and caramels over low heat, stirring constantly,
until mixture is smooth.
- Dip each apple into caramel mixture, spooning
over apple until completely coated. (If caramel mixture hardens
while coating apples, reheat over low heat.)
- Dip top of each caramel-coated apple into
nuts; sprinkle a few loose nuts around the skewer. Place on prepared
baking sheet and refrigerate until firm.
For Caramel Apples:
Follow directions above, except omit nuts and chocolate chips.
Dip each apple into caramel mixture, spooning mixture over apple
until about 3/4 coated.
Note: You can also substitute miniature
semisweet chocolate chips, chocolate or colored cake sprinkles,
toasted coconut or any combination of goodies for the
chopped nuts. For gift-giving, wrap in pretty cellophane and
tie with bright, shiny curling ribbon.