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Caramel Apples

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  • 10 min prep time
  • 30 min total time
  • 8 ingredients
  • 6 servings
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Nothing beats the old-fashioned flavor of caramel apples when the caramel is made from scratch!

Ingredients

6
medium apples
6
wooden skewers
1
cup sugar
1/2
cup light corn syrup
1
can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk
1/8
teaspoon salt
1
teaspoon vanilla
Candy sprinkles, chopped candy or chopped peanuts, if desired

Steps

  • 1 Wash apples and dry thoroughly. Insert a wooden skewer in stem end of each apple. Spray plate with cooking spray.
  • 2 In 2-quart saucepan, mix sugar, corn syrup, milk and salt. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, to 230°F on candy thermometer or until a few drops of syrup dropped into cup of cold water forms a soft ball that flattens when removed from water. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla. Cool slightly.
  • 3 Quickly dip apples into caramel, swirling until completely covered. Dip bottoms in candy sprinkles. Place apples on plate until caramel is set.
  • 1 Wash apples and dry thoroughly. Insert a wooden skewer in stem end of each apple. Spray plate with cooking spray.
  • 2 In 2-quart saucepan, mix sugar, corn syrup, milk and salt. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, to 230°F on candy thermometer or until a few drops of syrup dropped into cup of cold water forms a soft ball that flattens when removed from water. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla. Cool slightly.
  • 3 Quickly dip apples into caramel, swirling until completely covered. Dip bottoms in candy sprinkles. Place apples on plate until caramel is set.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
520
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
10%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
19%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
20mg
7%
Sodium
170mg
7%
Total Carbohydrate
111g
37%
Dietary Fiber
3g
12%
Sugars
94g
94%
Protein
6g
6%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
8%
8%
Calcium
20%
20%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 1 Fruit; 6 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 1/2 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
7 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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