Remove the pan from the burner and quickly pour the dip into a fine-mesh strainer over a bowl, but DO NOT scrape the bottom. Want a delicious caramel dip for apples, or to pour over baked goods or ice cream? This makes about 1 cup of sauce. This just illustrates what I’m learning more and more through my experiments to lessen the sugar in some of our favorite recipes – it’s easy, and most of the time we can’t.tell.a.difference. I also used fat free cond milk. One of our family’s favorite traditions that developed at our house after making this recipe is our annual Fall Apple Tasting Night. We’ve invited guests to our tastings, too, and it’s really fun for a group! Very sorry this didn’t turn out for you. Note: This takes a few minutes, and every once in awhile I get a few flecks of brown from the bottom when I’m not careful (actually, only when I’m distracted…), but it’s not a burned flavor and still tastes fine. Whether it's baking bread, creating a floor from paper and glue, or growing vegetables and canning them, Jami's done it and written about it. For me that works. Anyway, cutting the sugar totally worked with this homemade caramel dip, too – it’s just as amazing as the original and I learned a good lesson: we can be satisfied with less sugar while still enjoying treats. We’ve successfully kept it for a week before it was gone, Karen – I have no idea how long it would last without it being eaten first, though, ha! It may be hard for some of you, too, so here’s a perfectly imperfect save: I promise this is the same dip recipe, just different lighting! And trust me, you’re going to want to get every last bit. Does this need to be refrigerated after making? (It’s also why I worked to lessen the sugar in this version.). Directions. So if a recipe you’re making isn’t working out, it could be the type of sugar you’re using! All we need is a can of sweetened condensed milk (the good ones are just milk and sugar), butter, sugar, milk and vanilla. I guess I thought this one was it by MISTAKE, BIG MISTAKE. You will never want to use store-bought dips again for dipping apples. Remove from heat, let cool a bit and then pour into a serving bowl and serve warm. This caramel sauce is so good you can actually eat by the spoonful (so I’ve heard anyway), apples, pretzels, graham crackers, and you can even add a dollop or two to your ice cream! I loved that I had all of the ingredients in the cupboard. You can use unsalted butter – just add a bit of salt to taste (or even more and call it ‘salted caramel!). I consider myself an above-average baker. 1 can of evaporated milk 1 can of sweetened condensed milk 1 cup of unsalted butter 1 tsp. WHAT DO YOU DIP IN CARAMEL? I’ve discovered that you can generally cut the sugar content without noticing and that the less sugar we eat, the more “normal” things taste too sweet to us. I am removing this pin from my Pinterest board. I’ve made the updated less sugar one a number of times and it’s always turned out good. Heat over low heat, stirring frequently until the sweetened condensed milk is combined and the caramels have melted completely. If a thinner dip is desired, add regular milk 2 tablespoon at a time, mixing well after each addition until desired consistency is reached. Better! The photos I took are really how this recipe turns out for us and that we eat for our annual apple tasting. (hint: that’s why it’s so much better tasting!) And for good reason – fall and apples go hand-in-hand, don’t they? The sugar in the milk browns, giving it that caramel color. This recipe has been updated – it was originally published October 2009. One More Update: What if I’ve burned the caramel? Melt the butter in a heavy saucepan over medium-low heat. I feel compelled to make a couple of points since your comment is so strong: 1. Serve warm with apples slices, marshmallows, and … This really ruined my evening. So I don’t know which step I missed 🙁 Not smooth and stretchy at all or caramel-ly, just sweet. Also, what is the approximate shelf life? This does not seem excessive to me. Add the brown sugar, corn syrup, and sweetened condensed milk, stirring to combine. Note on brown sugar: did you know that not all brown sugar is created equal? This caramel apple dip is easy to make. Click here to read my full disclaimer and advertising disclosure. how did you find this one? Yeah! I followed it to the letter and let me tell you, it was horrible. Update: Looks like I was using the “Updated” version of this recipe with 1/2 c brown sugar and 1/4 c honey. I made one adjustment because my daughter hates the taste of honey, so I used corn syrup. Place the can in your crock pot. Would you mind reposting the original recipe? I haven’t tried that, Callie, though it does harden when refrigerated. I am not a food blogger simply trying to fill a slot. It should keep for a couple of weeks, although it never lasts more than a few days at my house. The owner of this blog makes no representations as to the accuracy or completeness of any information on this site or found by following any link on this site. Home » Whole Food Recipes » Best Dessert Recipes » Original 4-Ingredient Homemade Caramel Apple Dip {+Fun Fall Apple Tasting Night}. Whisk in the sugars, syrup, condensed milk and vanilla. Melt the butter in a heavy saucepan over medium-low heat. Or I just stink at caramel-sauce making 🙁, Gosh, Patty, I’m so sorry – I can’t think what happened! Cover with water 1: above the top of the can. This recipe for homemade caramel apple dip uses just 4 ingredients, takes 15 minutes, and tastes WAY better than store-bought dips. Soooo Good!!! The only down-side was that I burned my finger because I just couldn’t wait to try it but that was my own air-headed mistake. Thank you for sharing this less sugar recipe. I halved the recipe and it turned out great. Can you make this the night before and send it to school? You can also open the can and put it in a water bath. Push caramel through the strainer, leaving any browned bits in strainer. The next comment after yours rates this is a perfect recipe with a 5 star rating. If you don’t want to use the crock pot, there are directions online for doing the boiling in a pot on the stove. More than just my family eats all of this when I make it – I don’t think they’re chowing down on it because they’re being nice. That’s no problem, Jen – it keeps for more than a week (if you can keep from eating it!). saucepan, combine the butter, brown sugar, milk, corn syrup and water; bring to a boil over medium heat. Dip the apples: Holding the caramel apple stick, dip the apple into the warm caramel, tilting the pot as needed to coat all sides of the apple. Can’t wait to taste it! Disclosure: affiliate links in this article will earn commission based on sales, but it doesn’t change your price. Hmmm, I don’t know, Teri – I’d think working in a larger batch would cause it to scorch more, since that’s an issue with it sometimes at this size. Thanks! Crumb-Topped Apple Pie (wonderful drizzled with some of the warmed caramel dip!). It will burn…I know from experience!).*. This totally works to save the dip and we can all deal with a few flecks, can’t we? I made this recipe this evening and it was a hit. I am making this now to put into little mason jars to use as party favors! The cooking process continues until the mixture is a caramel color and the temperature reaches 248 degrees F. Allow caramel to cool for 10-15 minutes until slightly thickened. Nothing said about the caramel or how much to put in. Refrigerate any leftovers. I appreciate all honest shares and features! But there’s really a weird aftertaste, and of course that long list of ingredients, not many of which I recognized as food. It keeps for awhile in the fridge (though not in our house…), you just need to microwave it for a few seconds to soften before using. Goodness, I think you need to remember that taste and food can be subjective. It’s when our family holds our yearly apple tasting that gets better every year as more and more apple varieties are available in stores and markets. For those of you that are not wanting to buy any convenience foods there is a recipe for making your own sweetened condensed milk here which I’ve done in the past and found it worked well. It’s still up, Erica – it’s just called simply ‘homemade caramel apple dip’ here’s the link: https://anoregoncottage.com/homemade-carmel-apple-dip/. Push caramel through the strainer, leaving any browned bits in strainer. No one noticed a difference. I just made this tonight for my guests. Since 2009 Jami Boys has helped readers live a simple homemade life through whole food recipes, doable gardening, and easy DIY projects on An Oregon Cottage. So good followed everything except (I know I hate when people do this) I didn't dip apples in boiling water and I didn't have sweetened condensed milk. Except for the fact that it called for corn syrup and I don’t buy that anymore. I know candy-making is trickier than baking, but where did I go wrong? Some links in this article are affiliate links and if you click on them I will receive a small commission at no cost to you. I am a home baker and all the recipes I post on An Oregon Cottage are foods our family eats regularly. Thanks in advance! This recipe is a keeper! I have made several different caramel sauces this time of year, but this one is not very good. Seems to me this is the definition of ‘perfecting.’. You really can retrain your mind and tastebuds! It’s not for everyone. 2. I’ve read numerous times that all brown sugar is “just white sugar with molasses added.” While that’s true of the cheap store brands consisting of beet sugar, C&H is pure cane brown sugar with this description on the package: Some brands of brown sugar aren’t naturally brown at all, they’re white sugar sprayed with a coating of molasses. HOW TO DIP THE APPLES IN CARAMEL. I think this is typical of any recipe. Attempting to mess with one of our family’s favorite once-or-twice-a-year-recipes (and a memory-maker, with our annual apple tasting) came with a couple of rules, though: So I cut the sugar and honey in half. Easy homemade caramel apple dip uses just 4 ingredients and takes 15 minutes. Everyone had positive feedback about it, guess I should have read a little further down. It will burn...I know from experience!). Yum-o! If the caramel … Just a few ingredients are required, but dark brown sugar and sweetened condensed milk make this recipe a crowd pleaser at any get together. Required fields are marked *. Sorry to those of you who like it! It’s worth it! Solid bits of sugar like this cause graininess to increase as the caramel ages. Perfect with apples or for ice cream. I bought the stuff from the store because I thought you couldn’t make anything for schools (we were new here, I guess it’s not such a big deal in rural schools- there were homemade pies!) Buy four or five different apples (pictured are Pinova, Cameo, Pink Lady, and a “no-name” apple from our neighbor’s tree). No content on this site, including text and photos, may be reused in any fashion without written permission. The cooler temperature will help thicken the caramel so it doesn’t run off of the apple too quickly. Notify me via e-mail if anyone answers my comment. Like you said a waste of time, money and effort. I think that’s why I always read that you shouldn’t try new recipes on guests (though I always do, too, lol). Hi Jamie! The creamiest and most delicious Caramel Apple Dip you’ll ever find. Many others have made it and loved it, too. I believe the honey ratio is way off because of the overwhelming honey taste in the caramel. I got volunteered to bring Caramel Dipping Sauce and couldn’t bring myself to buy store bought at the price or all the unpronouncable ingredients that they included. Or drizzle melted chocolate over caramel-coated apples and sprinkle with … Okay, let’s start making caramel apples! Just wondering if this recipe can be successfully multiplied for a large group and can this be used for caramel apples or just a dip? Combine brown sugar, butter, light corn syrup, and salt in a medium sauce pan and cook for a few minutes. 1. COMBINE sweetened condensed milk, butterscotch chips and salt in 1-quart glass measure. Lower heat to medium and cook for 3 minutes, stirring constantly (really- this is not the thing to walk away from! Followed the directions and it came out perfect.Made specially for apple dipping so I ended up adding crushed walnuts for a true Carmel apple taste. 🙂 I hope you enjoy the recipe!! What a beautifully gracious response! I’m taking it to a bridal shower this weekend. Disclosure: As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Four ingredient caramel dip cooks up quick and tastes amazing, even with less sugar! Refrigerate any leftovers. Remove the pan from the burner and quickly pour the dip into a fine-mesh strainer over a bowl, but DO NOT scrape the bottom. Sweetened condensed milk caramel tips. Place butter, brown sugar, corn syrup, and condensed milk in a saucepan and heat over medium heat, stirring to dissolve sugar, about 5 minutes. I made it last year and LOVED it, and would love to make it the same way again but I misplaced the recipe. And though the level of “healthier” is debatable, it is even more delicious. But I wanted to have a caramel dip with all the amazing apple varieties that are becoming easier to find, so I searched for a homemade caramel apple dip I could make that would taste great. Burned bits at the beginning can also contribute to this. First, place butter, brown sugar, light corn syrup and a pinch of salt into a saucepan. Stir constantly until mixture comes to a light bubbly boil, with just a few bubbles popping through the surface of the caramel … Serve with sliced, cored apples (this recipe is enough for about 6 medium). Thank you. I had to go back and revisit this, since I had forgotten – luckily, I don’t get many comments like that one! I am always looking for ways to make delicious treats healthier. 🙂, Yes, it should be refrigerated. 2. Increase heat to medium heat and cook caramel for about 15 minutes, stirring constantly but slowly, until the caramel thickens and the temperature on a … Blowing smoke up someone’s ass sure doesn’t help, it actually accomplishes nothing other than to hurt the person. Since my wife has been having adverse reactions to something in our local honey (some allergen that the doctors can’t pick out and specify what it is), we have made it with honey, but have also substituted an equal amount of agave syrup as well. The agave syrup gives the finished caramel a different flavor that is (in my opinion) worth trying. There may be a few small brown flecks in the dip, but it doesn't taste burned when eating. I have exactly 4 photos of the finished product. We had a keeper! Then add in sweetened condensed milk … I’m just not sure it would harden enough to dip first. Pour the caramel apple dip into an airtight container and store … Raise heat to medium-high and bring to a boil, stirring constantly (very important- don’t try to do something else at the same time!). This recipe has been updated – it was originally published August 2012. Melt butter. Just because they don’t agree with you doesn’t mean they’re lying. Fill the pan with lukewarm water, then bring the water to a simmer. 4. The other photos are of the steps I included to be helpful for a recipe that can be tricky. I just tried the Carmel apple dip. It only solidifies when refrigerated. A gooey guilty pleasure, this is caramel apples with less work. You’ll want to serve this warm, since it does harden a bit when refrigerated. I tried this with the less sugar and loved it!! Easy Homemade Caramel Dip for Apples – The Less Sugar Version. Do you think it would need to be in a crock pot, or will it be serve-able at room temperature? Turns out great every time! The texture (and taste) were wrong–grainy and runny, not carmely. Happy to read this, Jennifer, since I know it can burn sometimes. Home » Whole Food Recipes » Best Dessert Recipes » Easy Homemade Caramel Dip for Apples – The Less Sugar Version. Copyright Note: While the copyright at the bottom of the page covers everything on An Oregon Cottage, permission is not required to use one image and no more than 2 lines of text IF you clearly provide a DIRECT LINK back to this source wherever the image appears. They can’t be honest and tell you there is something wrong with it. I would like to think all the other posters genuinely liked it, but part of the problem with today’s society is nobody wants to be honest. Without the butter, though, it’s just not quite the same. (Not that it is going to stay around long!). I’m glad this is a keeper recipe for you, William, and I appreciate your tip about the agave syrup. And I’m excited to try your recipe =). As in, don’t do anything else. and very simple and easy to make! This is probably a dumb question…but does it have to be butter or will margarine work? This recipe for homemade caramel apple dip uses just 4 ingredients, takes 15 minutes, and tastes WAY better than store-bought dips. Mine turned out grainy and with an applesauce-like consistency and the butter kept separating and making a clear puddle at the top. Push the caramel through the strainer with a wooden spoon, leaving any browned bits in the strainer. Ashley I have to agree with you on this recipe. Copyright Note: While the copyright at the bottom of the page covers everything on An Oregon Cottage, permission is not required to use one image and no more than 2 lines of text IF you clearly provide a DIRECT LINK back to this source wherever the image appears. Original 4-Ingredient Homemade Caramel Apple Dip {+Fun Fall Apple Tasting Night}. I’m sure it will be okay for a couple weeks, though ours never lasts more than a week in our family. If desired dip caramel-coated apples into melted chocolate, allowing excess to drip off, then roll in nuts or candy. Stir un the vanilla, cinnamon, and salt. Thank you. In a heavy 3-qt. This sounds wonderful. Yes, it’s still a lot of sugar – that’s why this is a treat, ha! How long can this stay in the fridge without spoiling? Your email address will not be published. I made one years ago that was delicious and I could remember what the ingredients were, but they were similar to this one. It seemed to be the same dip we knew and loved, so I served it to my family. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring frequently. Note on sweetened condensed milk: Back when I started the cursed “reading of the labels” and found I had to stop buying a lot of things we liked, I was pleasantly surprised to find that sweetened condensed milk is just whole milk and sugar. I’d recommend spending a little less time taking 45 photos of the same item and more time perfecting your recipes. Ha, ha – you’re right about the work out, Brooklyn. Cut the apples into slices and put them out on small individual plates. Stir regularly and cook until the mixture beings to boil. C&H Golden Brown Sugar 100% Pre Cane Sugar and naturally brown through and through is the real thing, with the rich, nutty caramel flavor you want from a real brown sugar. Hope second time’s the charm! Four ingredient homemade caramel dip cooks up quick and tastes amazing with apples (and more!) Thank you. To dip the apples in the caramel, first, allow the caramel to cool to 180˚F – 190˚F and then work quickly. Disclaimer: All content provided on An Oregon Cottage is for informational purposes only. Just leave all that crusty burnt stuff. This was awesome with less sugar. Maybe the original recipe works fine, but the less sugar one is fussier? Do you think this recipe would work for caramel apples? Please do not copy and publish full recipes. Instead of high-fructose corn syrup, my version is made with a full cup of sugar, a half a cup of butter, and a whole can of sweetened condensed milk. I’ve made this recipe a few times now, and my family and I absolutely LOVE it. Add sugar and condensed milk. . The recipe is pretty simple, but can be a bit tricky: start by melting the butter over medium-low heat in a heavy saucepan, then add the brown sugar, honey, and sweetened condensed milk. Disclaimer: All content provided on An Oregon Cottage is for informational purposes only. In the case of dulce de leche, sweetened condensed milk isn’t just the secret ingredient — it’s the only ingredient. I do only use butter in our house, Jennifer. There may be a few small brown flecks in the dip, but it doesn't taste burned when eating. Yes, it happens – even if you’ve been making it for years (a-hem). Low sugar is good, but that was such a treat. Caramel apples recipe bettycrocker com sweetened condensed milk caramel crock pot stove top caramel apples cooking with karli gourmet homemade caramel apples house of nash eats. Remove from heat, let cool a bit and then pour into a serving bowl and serve warm. Get my newsletter + access to a library full of printables! If caramel is too thin to coat apples, let it cool and thicken for 5-10 minutes longer. We used to just spoon the caramel onto our plates and dip our apples in it, but then I found these small 1/8-cup bowls and they work much better (I can’t find the exact bowls anymore, but you can see similar round bowls here or condiment bowls here). Cook for 4 hours on high. Just leave all that crusty burnt stuff for the trash. Worked great. If it didn’t, we weren’t going to suffer through yuckiness just to have less sugar – because, sheesh, it’s only a once-a-year thing. Let the can sit for 2 hours to make a light sauce or 3 hours to make a thick sauce, and be sure to check on the can every 30 minutes to prevent scorching. 3. Required fields are marked *. One of AOC’s most popular fall recipes is Homemade Caramel Apple Dip and it always sees a lot of traffic during the fall and winter months. * Cook 15 to 20 minutes, stirring constantly, or until candy … I knew I could find a super easy recipe and voila’ here it was. good work, first thing on my list to do….thank you! Remove the label from a sweetened condensed milk can and place it in the center of a pan. OMG!!! Thanks so much!!! It will get a bit thicker, but still be dipable at room temp. There may be a few small brown flecks in the dip, but it doesn’t taste burned when eating. 🙁. Wow, super easy and delicious too. You can make a family tradition of apple tastings in the fall with this incredible dip that your family will look forward to each year! What about coating whole apples? I get asked a lot about using this dip for coating whole apples for traditional caramel apples. but I couldn’t believe how, well, disgusting it was. Remove from heat and let cool a bit before pouring into a serving bowl. Making something that doesn’t turn out how we imagined is not unusual in my experience. Easiest Fermented Pickled Vegetables Ever, How To Freeze Green Beans The Easy Way Without Blanching, The Original Soft 100% Whole Wheat Dinner Rolls Recipe, Perfectly Salted DIY Roasted Almonds (seriously the BEST). When my daughter was in third grade (I can’t believe how long ago that was…), I was asked to bring apples and caramel dip to their Halloween party. In a heavy saucepan combine sugar, syrup, and butter over medium heat. was thick and creamy and caramely. Good to know about the condensed milk – thanks! Make a fall family apple tasting tradition with this dip and 3 … Love creating things with basic, pantry ingredients, too! HOW TO MAKE CARAMEL DIP FOR APPLES . Let me know what you think of this recipe or the original homemade caramel apple dip and if you’ve started your own apple tasting tradition! Filed Under: Best Dessert Recipes, Whole Food Recipes. MELT butter in 3-quart saucepan over medium heat. The ingredients listed are what’s needed to make the caramel – no need to buy any caramel, you’re making your own! Anyway, there is no added sugar at all. This is absolutely the worst caramel I have made. 🙂. I have a less sugar version that is rather simple also. Yes, Kate, that is a good one – I’ve had it before. As some of you know, I’ve been experimenting with using less sugar in many of our tried and true recipes as we work to cut down on sugar in our diet. I’m thinking to serve this at a large gathering (~100 people) as a refreshment. The owner of this blog makes no representations as to the accuracy or completeness of any information on this site or found by following any link on this site. Constructive criticism is how you get better at something or make changes to make it better. The main difference between the two is in their ingredients. Your email address will not be published. Whether it's baking bread, creating a floor from paper and glue, or growing vegetables and canning them, Jami's done it and written about it. Serve with small individual bowls of caramel dip. . Disclosure: As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. *sigh* I can’t wait to try the real thing again later! Instant dulce de leche (caramelized milk). I appreciate all honest shares and features! Dulce de leche means “sweet milk,” and the making of it requires heating up condensed milk. 😉. Thank you so much, Elizabeth! Add the remaining ingredients, raise heat to medium-high and bring to a boil, stirring constantly (will take 5-10 minutes). I know the lady that posted the recipe stated her family enjoyed it, good for her, but my family wouldn’t eat it. I brought it to a boil and stirred constantly (and immediately scorched a little and got brown bits) and continued to slow boil for the 5-10 min. It will harden up a bit when cold, but a just a little warming will bring it back to dip-able consistency. A can of condensed milk is then added once the mixture reaches a boiling point. Seriously, you are not going to believe how good this caramel apple dip is – and super easy to boot! Some haven’t. I subbed 1/4 cup 2% milk and it worked beautifully on the apples… . I’m most sad to think something relatively small like a ruined dish (about the price of a magazine we read and toss) would make you not enjoy time with people. We do enjoy this – and the honey flavor. recipe for making your own sweetened condensed milk here, this one from a San Francisco newspaper explains it, too, the way I’ve saved burnt dip you can find at the bottom of the updated version, Roasted Cabbage Wedges Recipe with Onion Dijon Sauce. I know this is very late, but it is possible that you stirred too much at one point and left solid sugar crystals on the side of the pan that get moved into the caramel as it finished. And guess what? I looked back at your original photos and it looks like you use salted butter. We used the honey and brown sugar and my boys ate it right up. I know this is labeled as a dip, so I wasn’t sure if it would harden enough or stick to the apples when dipping. Since 2009 Jami Boys has helped readers live a simple homemade life through whole food recipes, doable gardening, and easy DIY projects on An Oregon Cottage. light brown sugar, vanilla, light corn syrup, sweetened condensed milk and 3 more Peanut Butter Caramel Dip Smucker's ground cinnamon, apples, milk, … Caramel snobs can turn up their noses while the rest of us chow down. how amazing, i had to read this twice to get the gist of ‘do not open can’ had to laugh! Quick, easy and delicious. – you will never go back to store-bought dips again. Remove and open the can. Yesterday, without a candy thermometer or wooden spoon, I did it. When I serve it as a caramel apple dip, I usually cut up 7 apples … You’re not going to hurt people’s feelings, you’re going to make them. Just be honest with people, it goes a long way with most of us. OH MY GOODNESS!!!! My daughter even thought it would be good in coffee… yum 🙂 Thank you so much for sharing. I just finished making this for my son’s 1st grade Harvest Party tomorrow. Lower heat to medium and cook 3 minutes, stirring constantly, especially at the edges to keep from sticking. Make a fall family apple tasting tradition with this dip and 3-4 different apple varieties – our family looks forward to this every year! While the labels may sound all Martha-Stewart-ish, the tasting doesn’t work without the labels – you need to know the different varieties to discuss which everyone likes best. I want to avoid corn syrup – if you don’t want the honey flavor, use corn syrup. It’s the only way I make it now, still using the steps outlined below. **, Isn’t that a great picture? I know this is old, but I’m truly impressed. Thank you! Make a fun fall family apple tasting tradition with this dip and 3-4 different apple varieties! I tried margarine. I wish I could be of more help 🙁. After a couple of tries (too runny, too sticky, even cream cheese – what?) I found a recipe in one of those booklets/cookbooks put out by a church or something that seemed like it may work. of Vanilla 2 cups of light corn syrup. She's been featured in Cottages and Bungalows, Old House Journal, and First for Women magazines as well as numerous sites like Good Housekeeping, Huffington Post, and Apartment Therapy. Popular Brown Paper Flooring Follow-Up: How Are They 4 Years Later? Wrapped caramels, butter, and sweetened condensed milk. Wow, Ashley. It also had a more honey than caramel taste. Given, you do not owe the world anything but this was a waste of my time, money and my evening with my guests and I am not happy about it. The one warning is to make sure the water stays above the edge of the can. Thank you!! Wow I just made this and I loved it. Add the remaining ingredients, raise heat to medium-high and bring to a boil, stirring constantly (will take 5-10 minutes). It doesn’t really harden for caramel apples – it solidifies a bit when refrigerated, but I don’t think that’s enough for apples. They want to tell you how good something is or how well you are doing something. Favorite Caramel Apples | Land O'Lakes Recipe | Land O’Lakes Write the name of the apple variety on a piece of paper or print them out to set on the plate. Stir until blended. It hardens (not solid, but not easy to dip) in the fridge, so it will need to be microwaved for a few seconds before using. 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