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
Fun treat for the kids, and the adults too!
- 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
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. Dip apples in caramel mixture, coating completely. Place on a waxed paper-lined baking sheet; let stand until set, about 10 minutes. 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. Dip apples in chocolate mixture, allowing excess to drip off; dip in cookies, rolling to coat. Return to baking sheet; refrigerate until set, about 15 minutes. Cut into wedges to serve. Yield: 12 servings. https://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/ultimate-oreo-caramel-apples