How To Make Caramel Apple Dip

Overview

Apple wedges, marshmallows, strawberries, graham crackers--the treats to dip into caramel dip are endless. But caramel dip is best known for apple dipping to create delicious caramel apples, especially with tart Granny Smith apples. Whether you are making it for a holiday, party or just as a sweet snack, about 2 1/2 cups of caramel dip can be made on the stovetop with some simple kitchen ingredients.

Step 1

Mix together the syrup, honey, butter and sugar in the sauce pan. Turn on medium-high heat while stirring regularly.

Step 2

Bring the mixture to a boil for two minutes while stirring constantly.

Step 3

Add the condensed milk and mix well, keeping the stirring and heat constant.

Step 4

Pour into a crock pot set on low heat. Use this setting to dip the apples into the caramel.

Step 5

Store the caramel dip in airtight jars in the refrigerator. To warm the dip back up, do so in the microwave on a low setting.

Things You'll Need

  • Saucepan
  • Nonstick spoon for stirring
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine
  • 1/2 cup mild honey or light corn syrup
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 can condensed milk
  • Heat-safe bowl
  • Apples for dipping

References

  • Ellen's Kitchen: Caramel Sauce or Dip
  • Mahalo: How To Make Caramel Apples
Keywords: making caramel apples, caramel apple dip, caramel dip sauce

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