White Chocolate-Pumpkin Pie Caramel Apples

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White Chocolate-Pumpkin Pie Caramel ApplesRecipe
Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Claire Spollen

 

Serves 8 (serving size: 1 apple)

Ingredients

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8 wooden craft sticks
8 small apples
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup light-colored corn syrup
1/4 cup water
1 cup half-and-half
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
2/3 cup graham cracker crumbs
1 1/2 ounces white chocolate chips
1/2 teaspoon canola oil

Preparation

1. Push a wooden craft stick into the top of each apple. Bring sugar, corn syrup, and water to a boil in a medium, heavy saucepan, stirring until sugar dissolves. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Cook, without stirring, 9 minutes or until lightly golden (about 260°). Stir half-and-half, vanilla, and salt into caramel mixture. Simmer until candy thermometer registers 235°, stirring frequently. Stir in pumpkin pie spice. Pour caramel into a bowl sitting in a hot water bath.

2. Place graham cracker crumbs in a bowl.

3. Combine white chocolate chips and canola oil in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at HIGH until melted, stirring every 20 seconds.

4. Swirl bottom halves of apples in caramel; dip in crumbs. Drizzle with white chocolate.

Created date

August 2014

Nutritional Information

Calories 308
Fat 6.5 g
Satfat 3.4 g
Sodium 96 mg