Sugar Skull Caramel Apples

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INGREDIENTS:

  • 4 green apples
  • 4 skewers or lollipop sticks
  • 4 jumbo marshmallows
  • 8 mini marshmallows
  • 4 toothpicks
  • 400 grams soft caramel candies
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 4 cups yellow candy melts, melted
  • Red flower candies


  • METHOD:

    Remove the stems of the apples and place a jumbo marshmallow horizontally on top.
    Insert a skewer through the marshmallow into the apple.
    Place two mini marshmallows on either side of the jumbo marshmallow and secure with a toothpick.
    Repeat with the remaining apples and marshmallows.

    Place the caramel candies and milk in a pot and set to medium heat.
    Stir constantly until the caramel has melted.
    Dip each apple into the caramel, tilting the pot if necessary to reach all sides of the apples (not the marshmallows).
    Place the apples on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
    (Note: Do not use wax paper, it will stick like CRAZY to the caramel!) Allow the apples to cool completely.

    Dip the entire apple, including the marshmallows, into the melted yellow candy melts.
    Gently scrape off the excess chocolate, coating the apples in just a thin layer.
    If you coat the apples in a thick layer, the chocolate will start to slide off and create a very uneven surface.
    Return the apples to the baking sheet lined with parchment paper and place in the fridge until the chocolate has hardened, about 10-15 minutes.
    Dip the apples in the chocolate once more, return to the baking sheet, then return to the fridge until the chocolate has set.

    Place the remaining chocolate in a piping bag fitted with a round tip, and pipe 2 scallop-like lines onto each apple, to look like ruffles on the dresses.
    Attach some red flower candies with leftover candy melts.
    Enjoy!

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    COMMENTS / REVIEWS

    1. M

      I will be trying it

    2. D

      Oh my, was this delicious! I made this last night when I thought company was coming over. They ended up staying home and so I had this amazing all to myself.

    3. N

      Excellent dish!

    4. M

      Wow, I'm the first to make this? Cool. This was really easy to make

    5. R

      I've made this several times┬ůso good! it turned out delicous. Thanks for this recipe!!!!

    6. Y

      This is delicious and easy!

    7. B

      This is one of my husbands favorite things I make. I found your recipe years ago and he still requests it! Thanks!

    8. S

      I love this recipe

    9. E

      You are a culinary genius! We loved the recipe.

    10. M

      I am currently eating it by the bucket

    11. k

      this looks and smells great! and very easy.

    12. L

      This looks delicious!

    13. r

      This recipe is amazing!

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