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Ultimate Oreo Caramel Apples

Happy Halloween!  Weather's been a bit nuts here in New England, rain, heavy winds. We were without power for quite a while on Monday, and I had to toss most of my treat plans out the window.  Luckily, these Ultimate Oreo Caramel Apples come together in no time at all, and in a pinch, you can melt the caramels and chocolate on a gas grill :)


I bought the caramel bits this year, so much easier than having to unwrap and melt the bigger chunks. I had semi-sweet chocolate on hand, so that's what I used.   I also threw in some Halloween sprinkles to add a little more color. Caramel and chocolate are two of my favorite flavors, and these didn't disappoint! Thank you so much to Jennifer G for sharing her recipe!


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Ultimate Oreo Caramel Apples

Ultimate Oreo Caramel Apples
Author: Jolene's Recipe Journal

Ingredients

  • 6 popsicle or lollipop sticks
  • 6 small apples - I used Honeycrisp
  • 14oz caramels
  • 2 Tablespoons 2% milk - I used whole milk
  • 20 Oreo cookies, crushed
  • 10oz dark chocolate chips- I used semi-sweet
  • 2 Tablespoons shortening

Instructions

  1. Insert pop sticks into tops of apples. Place caramels and milk in a small saucepan; heat and stir over medium-low heat 3-5 minutes or until smooth, stirring frequently.
  2. Dip apples in caramel mixture, coating completely. Place on a waxed paper-lined baking sheet; let stand until set, about 10 minutes.
  3. Place crushed cookies in a shallow bowl. In top of a double boiler or a metal bowl over hot water, melt chocolate chips and shortening; stir until smooth.
  4. Dip apples in chocolate mixture, allowing excess to drip off; dip in cookies, rolling to coat.
  5. Return to baking sheet; refrigerate until set, about 15 minutes. Cut into wedges to serve.
Yield: 12 servings.
Source: https://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/ultimate-oreo-caramel-apples

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