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Caramel Apple

Caramel Apple

Gooey homemade caramel may take a little time, but it's totally worth the effort

  • Yield: 16 servings


  • 16 Wooden sticks
  • 16 Small apples Chilled
  • 2 cup(s) Granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup(s) Light-colored corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup(s) Water
  • 2 cup(s) half-and-half
  • 2 teaspoon(s) Vanilla extract
  • 14 teaspoon(s) Salt


1. Push wooden sticks into the top of chilled apples. Return apples to the refrigerator until caramel is ready for dipping.

2. Place sugar, corn syrup, and water in a large saucepan; boil, stirring until dissolved. Boil, without stirring, 9 mins or until light golden.

3. Combine half-and-half, vanilla, and salt; slowly stir into pan. Boil until candy thermometer reaches 235 degrees (45 mins), stirring frequently.

4. Pour caramel into bowl sitting in a hot water bath. Swirl apples in caramel, and place on baking sheet lined with wax paper.

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