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.