La Maison d’Armorine Salted Butter Caramel, Chocolate and Candy Apples

Caramel apples

SAU250 Caramels in Clear Bag_1

Ingredients

  • Vegetable oil cooking spray
  • 6 small apples, washed and dried, stems removed
  • 2 bags La Maison d’Armorine Salted Butter Caramels
  • 1/4 cup pulp-free orange juice
  • 1 (4-ounce) bar 53 percent cocoa dark chocolate, chopped into 1/2-inch pieces
  • Assorted small candies, chopped nuts and sprinkles
  • Special equipment: 6 craft or thick wooden sticks

 

Directions

  1. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and spray it with vegetable oil cooking spray.
  2. Insert the craft sticks halfway into the stem-ends of the apples.
  3. In a medium, heavy saucepan, over low heat, combine the caramel candies and orange juice. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the candies have melted and the mixture is smooth, about 10 minutes. Set aside to cool for 2 minutes.
  4. Dip the apples in the caramel until coated and put them on the parchment paper until firm, about 2 hours.
    Put the chocolate in a medium bowl and set it over a pan of barely simmering water.
  5. Stir until the chocolate is smooth and melted. Using a fork, drizzle the melted chocolate over the caramel. Put the apples back on the parchment paper for 10 minutes.
  6. Sprinkle with small candies, chopped nuts or sprinkles and allow the chocolate to harden, at room temperature, for about 3 to 4 hours.

This recipe inspired by Food Network.


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