Desserts,  Recipes

Caramel Apples

 caramel Caramel apples are one of my favorite things! We use them for wedding favors, fall parties or at home with all the kids! Their is nothing better than a caramel apple bar with a pumpkin decorating party.

caramel apple with rafia
Caramel apple yum!

Caramel Apples

Caramel Apples

  • Author: contessa
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 12
  • Total Time: 22 minutes
  • Yield: 6-18
  • Category: baking
  • Method: candy
  • Cuisine: American


6 Large or 12 small apples or 16 mini apples
2 cups heavy cream
2 cups sugar
1/4 cup unsalted butter
1/2 cup corn syrup (clear one)


Wash apples,take out stems and place sticks. Place cream,butter,sugar, and corn syrup in a heavy bottom saucepan. Bring to a boil use a larger pot rather than a smaller one on medium heat boil until candy thermometer reaches 245 10-12 minutes. Shock in ice water and dip apples. When your dipping the apples if the caramel is still to hot it will not coat properly, and cook them we don’t want that! Place apples on parchment paper. at this time if you want to roll them in nuts, or sprinkes you would want to do that before they dry.

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