Sunday, September 23, 2012

Toffee Apple Time

With the change in seasons and the temperature dropping to reasonable levels after an intense spring and summer, it feels good to get back to some of my favorite activities, like making toffee or caramel apples. We made some last weekend and they went pretty fast. I bet your family will enjoy them too.

Caramel Apples

4 large apples
1 bag of caramel candies
1 pack of popsicle sticks
non-stick aluminum foil

crushed nuts
chocolate chips
sunflower seeds

Line a baking sheet with non stick foil, non-stick side up. Wash and dry apples, and then take a popsicle stick and insert in top of apple. Set aside. Take a microwave safe bowl and melt unwrapped caramel pieces in bowl for 1-2 minutes, depending on wattage of your microwave. Remove bowl with oven mitts and stir with large spoon. Caramel should be slightly runny.

Dip and Twist apple in melted caramel. If desired, you can then roll sticky apple in an additional layer of nuts* or whatever else you want. Place caramel apple on foil and let sit for ten minutes then serve. Apples can also be refrigerated for use later. Serves 4.


Heather said...

Yum! That looks really good, and now that I have a new oven, I am looking forward to baking and making a few fall treats.

Cassandra said...

Did you make some candy apples, Heather? How did they turn out?