Of all the seasons for food fun and memories, fall is definitely my favorite. I cannot get enough of the apple cider, squash soups, and pumpkin pie. And I love carmel apples. Like, for real. But since I prefer to eat my food (as opposed to wearing it on my face, or having it dripping down my forearms), I decided it might be time to give the venerable caramel apple a manageability makeover. I know we treasure our fall foods, and messing with them can be controversial. But to any naysayers, I’ll submit that these yummy bites mean more creamy caramel and less mess win win!
2 crisp apples, cut into 1/2″ slices
1 bag Werther’s Caramels
Prepare your apple slices and set aside. Line a large, flat platter with parchment paper.
Set up a double boiler, or use two pans that are sized appropriately. Fill the bottom pan with two inches of water, and turn heat to medium-high.
Add the caramels to the top pan, and keep a close eye. After about 7 minutes, they will begin to melt. Carefully stir, until the mixture is nice and smooth, about 3 – 4 minutes more.
Once caramel is pliant and smooth, turn heat to medium-low. Dip each apple slice into the warm caramel, and then use a spoon to help wrap the caramel around the apple.
Set the finished apples on the prepared platter, and serve. These caramel apple bites are best eaten right away.
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