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Dulce de Leche Caramel Apples

Dulce de Leche Caramel ApplesA classic fall treat. Great for parties, these fun-to-eat apples are a special treat for kids of all ages.

Recipe Ingredients:

10 wooden craft sticks
10 large green apples, dried and stems removed (very important to wash well or dulce de leche will slide off)
1/2 cup finely chopped peanuts or salted roasted pumpkin seeds
1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate mini morsels
2 (13.4-ounce) cans NESTLÉ LA LECHERA Dulce de Leche

Cooking Directions:

  1. Insert stick into each apple. Line trays or baking sheets with wax paper. Place chopped peanuts and chocolate morsels on separate plates.
  2. Place dulce de leche in medium, heavy-duty saucepan. Heat over low heat, stirring constantly, for 5 minutes or until smooth. Remove from heat.
  3. Dip apples all the way into dulce de leche, shaking off excess. Roll bottom halves of 5 apples in chopped peanuts and the bottom halves of remaining apples in chocolate morsels, then place on prepared trays. Refrigerate for 1 hour or until set. Store apples in refrigerator in airtight container.

Makes 10 apples.

Recipe and photograph are the property of Nestlé® and, used with permission.