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Caramel Apples

Caramel and apple make a great combination! This easy variation calls for cored apple cut into pieces and stirred into the syrup. An added advantage is that you can make this recipe with very little candy.

Type: Fruit
Courses: Dessert, Snacks
Serves: 2 people

Recipe Ingredients

2 1/2   Caramel candies - cut small pieces
1/2 tablespoon 7.5mlDark or light corn syrup
1 tablespoon 15mlTart apple - cored, and (large)
  Cut into bite-sized pieces

Recipe Instructions

In a 1-cup measure or similar microwave-safe bowl, combine the caramels and corn syrup. Microwave on high power for 30 seconds. Stir and microwave for 15 additional seconds, or until the caramels are completely melted.

Stir well, and mix in the apple pieces, stirring to coat them with syrup. Cool slightly. Divide into two servings. Eat with a fork.

This recipe yields 2 servings. Serving size: 1/2 apple.

Exchanges Per Serving: 2 Carbohydrate.

Nutrition Facts: Calories 120; Calories from Fat 11; Total Fat 1g; Saturated Fat 1g; Cholesterol 1mg; Sodium 35mg; Carbohydrate 28g; Dietary Fiber 3g; Sugars 22g; Protein 1g.

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