Candy Apples

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Dress up caramel or candy apples for Halloween in chocolate and colored sprinkles for treats that will be the hit of the fall carnival.


  • 8 wooden craft sticks
  • 8 medium Gala apples
  • 2 (6.5-ounce) packages caramel apple wraps
  • 1 (16-ounce) chocolate bar
  • 16 ounces vanilla bark coating
  • Orange paste food coloring
  • Toppings: colored sprinkles, chopped peanuts, black writing gel


  1. Insert craft sticks into apples. Cover each apple with 1 caramel wrap.
  2. Microwave at HIGH 15 to 20 seconds. Cool.
  3. Melt chocolate bar in a small saucepan over low heat.
  4. Dip each apple into chocolate; let dry.
  5. Melt vanilla bark coating in a small saucepan over low heat; stir in orange food coloring.
  6. Dip or drizzle each apple with vanilla coating mixture. Decorate with desired toppings, and let dry.


For testing purposes only, we used a Ghirardelli chocolate bar.

October 2001