Dressed-Up Caramel Apples

Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner


Serves 6

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6 apples
6 (4-inch) wooden craft sticks or twigs
1 (14-oz.) pkg. caramels, unwrapped
2 tablespoons water
Garnishes: chopped nuts, multi-colored sprinkles, candy-coated chocolate mini baking bits


Wash and dry apples; insert sticks into stem end of apples and set aside. Combine caramels and water in saucepan. Cook and stir over medium-low heat until caramels are completely melted. Dip apples into melted caramel until well coated; let excess drip off. Dip bottoms of apples into desired garnish. Set apples on a plate lined with buttered wax paper. Chill for at least one hour.


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