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Caramel Apples

Caramel Apples (Prepared)

Prep

5 mins

COOK Time

20 mins

Serves

5

Ingredients

5 McIntosh apples
1 cup granulated sugar
3/4 cup dark corn syrup
1 cup heavy cream
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

Step 1

Wash and dry the apples, remove their stems and stick a wooden skewer into the stem end of each one. Set the skewered apples aside.

Step 2

In a small saucepan, combine sugar, syrup, cream and butter and place over high heat. Bring to a boil and boil for 3 to 5 minutes, or until mixture registers 245°F on a candy thermometer. Remove from heat and swirl in the vanilla.

Step 3

Quickly dip the apples, one at a time, into the caramel, and spoon extra over the apples to cover completely. Hold the skewer between the palms of your hands and spin for a moment to cool. Place upright on waxed paper.

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