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Chocolate-Butterscotch Dipped Apple Slices

No recipe image available.An easy sweet treat that's perfect for fall parties.

Recipe Ingredients:

4 large-sized tart apples
1 (10-ounce) package butterscotch chips
6 teaspoons vegetable shortening - divided use (do not use butter, margarine or oil)
1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips

Cooking Directions:

  1. Line cookie sheet with wax paper.
  2. Wash apples; dry thoroughly. Remove core from apples; cut each apple into 8 slices. Blot dry with paper towels.
  3. Place butterscotch chips and 4 teaspoons shortening in medium microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at HIGH (100%) 30 seconds or until chips are melted when stirred.
  4. With fork, dip each slice completely into mixture. Tap fork and gently shake to remove excess; place slices on prepared cookie sheet. (If coating begins to thicken, reheat in microwave on HIGH for 15 seconds to thin.)
  5. Place chocolate chips and remaining 2 teaspoons shortening in small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at HIGH 15 seconds or just until chips are melted when stirred.
  6. With tines of a fork, drizzle chocolate over top of apple slices.
  7. Refrigerate until firm. Store in refrigerator.

Makes 32 apple slices.