Chocolate-Glazed Caramel Apples

Chocolate-Glazed Caramel Apples

Makes 6

Ingredients

1/2 cup butter or maragine
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 cup light corn syrup
1 1/2 cups heavy cream
Dash salt
1 teaspoon vanilla
6 chilled Red Delicious apples, stemmed and washed
Chocolate Glaze
Chopped Pecans

Chocolate Glaze
Combine 1/4 cup light corn syrup, 2 tablespoons butter or margarine in microwave-safe 1-cup measure; microcook on HIGH 1 minute or until mixture boils. Stir in 3 ounces semi-sweet chocolate morsels; mix thoroughly. (makes 1/2 cup)

Method:

  1. Combine butter, sugar, corn syrup, cream and salt in microwave-safe 2-quart measure. Microcook on HIGH 22-24 minutes or until microwave-safe candy thermometer reaches 255 degrees F. Remove from heat, stir in vanilla. Cool 5 minutes. Insert sticks into apples at stem end, dip apples into caramel mixture to coat. Place on buttered squares of waxed paper until firm. Remove waxed paper; coat bottoms with Chocolate Glaze and dip into nuts. Chill until firm.

Thanks to the Washington Apple Website for this recipe.

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