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Caramel Apple with M&M Recipe

| September 11, 2015 | 13 Comments

Caramel Apples with M&M

 

Just in time for apple season!  You can pick you own apples at any of Ottawa’s orchards and make the Caramel Apples with M&M recipe with your family when you get back home. They also make a delicious treat for Halloween. Your kids will love them!  This recipe will require a candy thermometer.  Enjoy!

What is your favourite recipe using apples?

 

Caramel Apple with M&M Recipe

Type of apple: 8 Pink Lady

Apple preparation:

To remove the wax coating from store purchased apples you can dip them in boiling water mixed with a splash of vinegar for a few seconds remove and dry. Allow to cool. Push the round stick into the bottom of each apple.

This recipe makes 8 large apples.

Caramel

Caramel Ingredients:

Pink Lady apples
1 cup of margarine
2 cups packed brown sugar
1 cup light corn syrup
1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
2 tsp vanilla extract
2 cup of green M&Ms
2 cup of orange M&Ms

Directions:

-Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
-Using a double boiler, pour water into the bottom half just slightly lower than when the top pot sits in the bottom half. bring water to a boil.
-Using a double boiler, put the margarine, brown sugar, corn syrup and condensed milk int the top pot bringing the heat to a med-high. Raise the temp to a boil, constantly stirring then reduce heat to med. Cook for 25-30 minutes or until a candy thermometer reads 248 degrees or when a teaspoon of the caramel is dropped into a glass of cold water it forms a firm ball.
-When this happens remove the pot from the heat stirring in the vanilla.
-Dip each apple into the caramel coating the apple and part of the wooden stick.
-Allow the apples to partially  dry on the parchment paper lined cookie sheet.
-When the apples are cool enough to touch begin placing the orange M&Ms on the bottom of the apple.  When done with the orange M&Ms begin placing the green M&Ms on the top half of the apple.
-Allow the apple to completely cool.

 

Caramel Apple with M&M Recipe

Caramel Apples with M&M
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Ingredients
  1. Type of apple: 8 Pink Lady
Caramel Ingredients
  1. Pink Lady apples
  2. 1 cup of margarine
  3. 2 cups packed brown sugar
  4. 1 cup light corn syrup
  5. 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
  6. 2 tsp vanilla extract
  7. 2 cup of green M&Ms
  8. 2 cup of orange M&Ms
Instructions
  1. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Using a double boiler, pour water into the bottom half just slightly lower than when the top pot sits in the bottom half. bring water to a boil.
  3. Using a double boiler, put the margarine, brown sugar, corn syrup and condensed milk int the top pot bringing the heat to a med-high. Raise the temp to a boil, constantly stirring then reduce heat to medium. Cook for 25-30 minutes or until a candy thermometer reads 248 degrees or when a teaspoon of the caramel is dropped into a glass of cold water it forms a firm ball.
  4. When this happens remove the pot from the heat stirring in the vanilla.
  5. Dip each apple into the caramel coating the apple and part of the wooden stick.
  6. Allow the apples to partially dry on the parchment paper lined cookie sheet.
  7. When the apples are cool enough to touch begin placing the orange M&Ms on the bottom of the apple. When done with the orange M&Ms begin placing the green M&Ms on the top half of the apple.
  8. Allow the apple to completely cool.
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Lyne is happily married and has two teenagers: a 16 year old son and a 20 year old daughter. She is a Certified Infant Massage Instructor (CIMI), Certified Professional Wedding Consultant, and an Event Planner. It has always been her dream to create a website dedicated just for Moms since her children were young. Thus, after 10 years, she finally accomplished it, and the Ottawa Mommy Club was born in May 2011. She is also the Queen B of the BConnected Conference, Canada's Digital Influencer and social media Conference in Ottawa. She coordinated the Annual Infant Information Day/Early Years Expo for the City of Ottawa for 8 years. She was also the co-chair of the Navan for Kraft Hockeyville 2009-2011 committee that organized five community events within 6 months, and helped Navan reach the top 10 finalists in Canada. In April 2011, she received the Mayor's City Builder Award.

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  1. Treen Goodwin says:

    these are so awesome , would be great for halloween treats , thanks for sharing i will def be trying them out ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. JaimeeM says:

    Yes, I definitely will be making these for halloween parties!

  3. Elizabeth Matthiesen says:

    These look marvellous and would no doubt make a marvellous treat at any time of the year ๐Ÿ™‚

  4. mrdisco says:

    that looks like a lot of fun to make

  5. mrdisco says:

    this would be great with dark chocolate as well

  6. kathy downey says:

    I will definitely be making these for our Halloween party.

  7. This sounds like an extra delicious candy apple!

  8. mrdisco says:

    caramel apples are yummy

  9. Amy Lovell says:

    What a fabulous idea!!! I will def have to try these thanks!

  10. kathy downey says:

    When my grandson seen this last week he has been talking about it ever since… there is just no rest so finally last night we made these,we only had 3 apples so we just made 3 and i was surprised,fairly simple limited mess which i liked.Well he ate it and had his fix…..tell he says Nanny that was so easy we can make then at Halloween …………boys

  11. kathy downey says:

    We love candy apples and we are going to change those orange M&M to red for the holidays

  12. Chandra O'Connor says:

    Looks and sounds yummy

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