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Caramel Apples Recipe

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This recipe for Caramel Apples, by , is from The Martin Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Melissa Martin
Added: Thursday, November 27, 2008


12 tart apples, washed and dried
3/4 cup chopped salted peanuts
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 caramel mixture.
Place coated apples on waxed paper. Put peanuts in a small
bowl so you can dip the apples in. Allow to dry completely
and then place in air tight container.




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