Food Friday: Caramel Apples with Nuts

October 31, 2008

I thought in honor of Halloween, I would share a really easy recipe for making caramel apples. This could not be simpler and it promises to be a big hit with your trick-or-treaters or your friends.

6 apples

1 (14 oz bag) of individually wrapped caramels, unwrapped*

2 tablespoons milk

crushed nuts, any variety will do

6 wooden craft sticks

Remove the stem from each washed apple and insert a craft stick into the top.

Place caramels and milk in a microwave safe bowl, microwave 2 minutes, stirring once. Allow to cool briefly.

Roll each apple in the caramel and then in the nuts. Allow to cool on a well buttered cookie sheet (wax paper will do as well). Enjoy!

* Since the caramel can get a little hot so if you have little ones that want to help, unwrapping the caramels is a great job.

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4 Responses to “Food Friday: Caramel Apples with Nuts”


  1. Thanks for the recipe – I am going to try that today 🙂

  2. Elizabeth Says:

    I have a caramel apple sans nuts on my desk right this very moment!

  3. Erin Says:

    Love, love, love caramel apples. Was actually looking for one at McQuades yesterday and couldn’t find one. This takes care of that!

  4. D Says:

    Um…. i would like to institue a new policy. All food friday selections should be tested by me on thursday night. Seriously, its a win win for everyone! Also, you should of updated the recipe to read FIVE apples and FIVE wooden sticks.

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