Sunday, October 12, 2008
12 tart apples, washed and dried
3/4 cup chopped salted peanuts,m&ms, crushed cookies, sprinkles,etc or other topping of chioce(optional)
1 cup light corn syrup
dash of salt
1/2 cup butter
2 cups firmly packed brown sugar
1−14 ounce can of sweetened condensed milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
In 2 quart saucepan melt butter and add salt, syrup and sugar.
Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally until mixture comes
to a full boil, 10−12 minutes. Stir in milk and continue cooking,
stirring occasionally, until small amount of mixture dropped in
ice water forms a ball or candy thermometer reaches 245 F.
Remove from heat, stir in vanilla. Dip apples in carmel mixture.
Place coated apples on waxed paper. Put topping of choice in a small
bowl so you can dip the apples in. Allow to dry completely
and then place in air tight container.