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Chocolate Caramel Apples

  Apples 18 Small
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Unsweetened chocolate square 2 Ounce (1 Ounce Per Square)
  Packed brown sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Light corn syrup 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sweetened condensed milk 14 Ounce (1 Can, 1 1/4 Cup)
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Chopped peanuts 1 Cup (16 tbs)

Wash and dry apples. Remove stems. Insert one wooden stick into the stem end of each apple. Set apples aside.
In a heavy 3-quart saucepan melt the butter or margarine and unsweetened chocolate over low heat. Add brown sugar, corn syrup, and sweetened condensed milk, then mix well. Clip a candy thermometer onto side of pan. Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, till thermometer registers 245° (firm-ball stage). Remove saucepan from heat. Stir in vanilla.
Dip each apple into the hot caramel mixture, using a spoon to spread the mixture evenly over apple. Allow excess caramel mixture to drip off. Immediately dip bottoms of apples into peanuts. Place apples, peanut side down, on waxed paper and let stand about 25 minutes or till firm.

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Kids, Party

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 6825 Calories from Fat 1987

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 231 g355.5%

Saturated Fat 108.4 g541.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 376.8 mg125.6%

Sodium 912.8 mg38%

Total Carbohydrates 1211 g403.7%

Dietary Fiber 65 g260.1%

Sugars 939.8 g

Protein 83 g165.1%

Vitamin A 96.9% Vitamin C 155.2%

Calcium 187.4% Iron 126.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Chocolate Caramel Apples Recipe