Caramel Apples

Nothing beats the old-fashioned flavor of caramel apples when the caramel is made from scratch!

  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 6

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
  • 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
    6%
    (Saturated Fat
    3 1/2g,
    3 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    20mg
    20%;
    Sodium
    170mg
    170%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    111g
    111%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    94g
    94%
    ),
    Protein
    6g
    6%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    6%;
    Vitamin C
    8%;
    Calcium
    20%;
    Iron
    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 Choices:
    7 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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