Eat it cold (harder and very chewy) or warm it up. Set aside to cool for 2 minutes. … It’s VERY thick when cold and refrigerated. After getting to taste this on Tuesday I can’t wait to make some more. Hold apples over the bowl and allow to drain, and slide the bottoms of the apples against the top of the bowl to scrape off excess caramel. Stir occasionally until completely melted. (Note: Caramel apples can be refrigerated up to 2 days before serving.). This post may contain Amazon or other affiliate links. Melt the caramels in a microwave safe bowl for thirty seconds at a time, until they are fully melted. Or, just place in microwave-safe bowl and heat in … Insert wooden pop stick into stem end of each apple. (Note: In order for the caramel sauce to stick to the apples, the apples need to be well chilled before washing, drying and dipping in the caramel sauce.). Crunchy Apples dipped in glossy caramel and decorated with tasty toppings are one of fall’s most delicious sweet treats! This is such a great autumn staple! I just store this in the refrigerator, covered. Quickly dip a couple of apples, swirling them to coat everywhere. In a medium saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. I love that we have the exact same apple-picking memories. Hi Angela – Seems like so many products do that these days! Apple Dip. Add the milk to slightly thin the caramel, stir well. Thanks for sharing! Hi Tammy – this keeps for a good couple weeks stored in the refrigerator. Stir constantly until mixture comes to a light … I’ve always still stuck to the recipe measurements. I would guess that the dip won't harden the same as caramels because it is made to stay dippable. This easy recipe for Caramel Candy Apples is a great way to create gorgeous gourmet apples … Decrease water to 1 Tbsp. Repeat with the remaining apples; if the caramel gets too thick for dipping, gently reheat on the stove top over low heat, back up … It’s also super easy to make with 3 ingredients. or until caramels are completely melted and mixture is well blended, stirring after each minute. Or, just place in microwave-safe bowl and heat in intervals, stirring often to avoid scorching. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the candies have melted and the mixture is smooth, about 10 minutes. Place the unwrapped caramels in the top pot or bowl. Unwrap caramels and combine all ingredients in a medium saucepan over medium heat. If your health depends on nutrition information, please calculate again with your own favorite calculator. Unwrap and put caramels and 2 Tablespoons water in medium saucepan. Hold dipped apple over bowl to let But it softens up very nicely at room temp. Step 4. * Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Hi Sue! Lower the heat to medium to maintain a steady simmer. Loved seeing the pics! Dip apples, 1 at a time, into caramel sauce, turning to evenly coat each apple. I highly recommend using dulce de leche or thick caramel. I can only imagine trying to get away with that in my back yard these days. Heat the pot over medium-high heat until the water begins to boil. could you tell me if this is small can or large can of milk? OMG! Great memory. Hold dipped apple over bowl to let excess caramel drip back into bowl. And share a photo on Instagram with the hashtag #afarmgirlsdabbles! Add the three ingredients to a medium saucepan over medium-low heat. Growing up on the farm, apple picking day meant that our own amusement park ride was open for business. I get asked a lot about using this dip for coating whole apples for traditional caramel apples. Place caramel apples into buttered wax paper surface and refrigerate until set. Dip each apple into the … how long will this keep in a sealed container? Cook on medium-low heat until caramels are completely melted (approx. Step 3. And I love that it makes quite a bit. Dip apples in melted caramel mixture, using spoon to fully coat. Cover large plate with parchment; spray with cooking spray. Refrigerate the apples for 1 to 2 hours. If you take caramel sauce off the heat and remove it to a bowl it will firm as it starts to cool – and you have apple dip! (And I’m not looking for a way to stop!). Brenda, How do you store this dip and how long will it last? What kind of consistency does it have? Remove apples from refrigerator 15 min. Thank you for sharing this great treat and the recipe!!! Stir occasionally until completely melted. Cream cheese could be substituted with mascarpone. Add water; cook on medium-low heat 3 min. We participate in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to and affiliated sites. I am not a nutritionist and cannot guarantee accuracy. Guaranteed! While Dad and Mom took full advantage of their cheap child labor, we filled the tractor bucket with beautiful farm apples. Use other hand to hold popsicle stick and carefully dip apple into caramel, turning to coat most of the apple on all sides (ask an adult for help). I’m not sure that I would try using this for a cake filling, though. This dip is so much fun and the caramel is a great consistency. Begin by washing your apples and letting them dry completely. I need to do 30p med appkes. Push caramel through the strainer, leaving any browned bits in strainer. Dip apples into melted … Don’t tell anyone how easy it is to make this version of caramel sauce for easy caramel apples. Now I just need to learn some self control. I’m with you about the whole caramel apples. Dip and swirl the apples in the caramel sauce! I’m going to try this soon:) It sounds delicious and it looks a lot easier than eating a whole caramel apple on a stick:). Once mixture comes to a boil, allow to simmer for 5-7 minutes until it reaches a … I was raised on this dip! krKitchenTipAndSymbol Cook, stirring, on medium-low until caramels are completely melted and smooth. It's also super easy to make with 3 ingredients. In order to double-dip the apples, reheat the remaining caramel … Great recipe–I couldn’t stop eating it!! Microwave caramels and water in large glass microwaveable bowl on HIGH 2 to 2-1/2 min. I beg you to try this recipe here just once, I know you will agree that this Caramel Apple Dip is worth making each and every fall. Your email address will not be published. And they love to eat the Kraft caramels that are used in the recipe. This site requires JavaScript. Does this change the recipe at all? Allow … You captured it exactly! Nice to hear from you, Linda – thanks!! You’ll never look at that store dip with the undeserving label again. And it beats the pants off of that off-tasting caramel dip you find in the stores. It stays good for quite awhile…a week for sure. 3 Dip apples into melted caramel until evenly coated, … This will help remove the wax that … Stir the caramels constantly as they begin to melt, combining the water or milk with the melting candies. But it might work well swirled into brownies and cake squares (and be pretty, too!). How many apples is this recipe for? Hello Julia, sorry for my slow reply. My body just kicks into automatic caramel making mode once that first apple is picked from the tree. It’s one of our favorite treats! For as long as I can remember, I have faithfully eaten this Caramel Apple Dip every single fall of every single year. Everyone here loves caramel. I’ve probably eaten a quarter of the jar with a spoon. No harnesses of any sort. And if you like it warm and thinner, the microwave is your friend. 15 minutes), stirring constantly. Excess Sauce. posted by Brenda Score on September 17, 2010 (updated August 10, 2020). There are only 2 ingredients in this caramel apple dip recipe + caramel/toffee candy so there is not much to substitute here. or until caramel bits are completely melted, stirring constantly. Caramel Candy Apples. It’s a win-win for everyone. Then he would hoist up the bucket, leveling it off every few feet of the ascension, until the loader’s long red arms were maxed out at the top of the tree. I wondered if you could use that dip as a filling for a cake? Caramel … I’m visiting my grandkids right now, and one of them wanted caramel apples (in the middle of summer – LOL!) I always like the look of them, but I find them hard to eat. So our deal is, whoever helps unwrap the caramels gets to eat one at the end. Microwave caramels and half-and-half in microwaveable bowl on HIGH 3 to 3 -1/2 min.