My sisters and I would clamber into the bucket of Dad’s old loader tractor and he would give us a slow and bumpy ride from the barn to the first of many apple trees. Allow the excess caramel to drip off the apples before placing them onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Begin by washing your apples and letting them dry completely. 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. (Note: Caramel apples can be refrigerated up to 2 days before serving.). I noticed that the bag size has changed. Dip a large marshmallow in the caramel and then roll it in Rice Krispies. Does this need to be kept refrigerated even if you want it to stay soft enough to dip apple slices in? It stays good for quite awhile…a week for sure. Microwave on high, stirring frequently until smooth, about 2 minutes. There are only 2 ingredients in this caramel apple dip recipe + caramel/toffee candy so there is not much to substitute here. Your email address will not be published. or until caramels are completely melted and mixture is well blended when stirred. Add the three ingredients to a medium saucepan over medium-low heat. Melt the caramels in a microwave safe bowl for thirty seconds at a time, until they are fully melted. Cover large plate with parchment; spray with cooking spray. You captured it exactly! In order to double-dip the apples, reheat the remaining caramel … Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used. Push caramel through the strainer, leaving any browned bits in strainer. While Dad and Mom took full advantage of their cheap child labor, we filled the tractor bucket with beautiful farm apples. 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. Heat the pot over medium-high heat until the water begins to boil. Now I just need to learn some self control. This is making me hungry. Hi Sue! 3 Dip apples into melted caramel until evenly coated, … It's also super easy to make with 3 ingredients. And share a photo on Instagram with the hashtag #afarmgirlsdabbles! Dip the apples in the caramel until coated and put them on the parchme… Add the milk to slightly thin the caramel, stir well. Set aside to cool for 2 minutes. Place caramel bits in medium saucepan. Don’t tell anyone how easy it is to make this version of caramel sauce for easy caramel apples. This site requires JavaScript. Step 3. Refrigerate. Brenda, How do you store this dip and how long will it last? My body just kicks into automatic caramel making mode once that first apple is picked from the tree. I would guess that the dip won't harden the same as caramels because it is made to stay dippable. But it softens up very nicely at room temp. So our deal is, whoever helps unwrap the caramels gets to eat one at the end. I highly recommend using dulce de leche or thick caramel. In quart-sized microwave-safe bowl, combine caramels and milk. They are now only 11 ounces. Dip your apples in melted chocolate and roll them in toppings such as nuts and candy for gourmet apples that make the perfect dessert or gift. Dip apples in melted caramel mixture, using spoon to fully coat. Crunchy Apples dipped in glossy caramel and decorated with tasty toppings are one of fall’s most delicious sweet treats! If you like the toppings on the apples, press the apples lightly into the bowl of toppings. Double-Dip. I just updated the recipe, thanks! Your email address will not be published. Lift apple out of caramel and gently shake to let extra sauce … No seat belts. Microwave … This easy recipe for Caramel Candy Apples is a great way to create gorgeous gourmet apples … Once mixture comes to a boil, allow to simmer for 5-7 minutes until it reaches a … Because mascarpone is quite thick I would probably use … As you know, I have eaten my share of this dip too. Thanks for sharing! Insert wooden skewers or popsicle sticks into each apple slice. I’m so glad you found a simple way to satisfy your grandkids. Add the water or milk to the caramels. Or, just place in microwave-safe bowl and heat in intervals, stirring often to avoid scorching. This will help remove the wax that … could you tell me if this is small can or large can of milk? Hello Julia, sorry for my slow reply. Great recipe–I couldn’t stop eating it!! Decrease water to 1 Tbsp. Stir occasionally until completely melted. But it might work well swirled into brownies and cake squares (and be pretty, too!). Add water; cook on medium-low heat 3 min. Lower the heat to medium to maintain a steady simmer. My family and I would make the dip, apples, cheese slices and popcorn every Sunday night and watch our favorite shows together. It’s a win-win for everyone. Stir the caramels constantly as they begin to melt, combining the water or milk with the melting candies. I’ll definitely be trying this on apples though. Place caramels and milk (or half-and-half) in a small pot over medium low … Dip apples into melted … Place caramel apples into buttered wax paper surface and refrigerate until set. It’s also super easy to make with 3 ingredients. Wash apples, then dry completely. This dip is so much fun and the caramel is a great consistency. Insert craft sticks into clean & dry apples and dip apples into caramel mixture. Place the unwrapped caramels in the top pot or bowl. posted by Brenda Score on September 17, 2010 (updated August 10, 2020). Cream cheese could be substituted with mascarpone. Dip and swirl the apples in the caramel sauce! 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