How Do You Make Easy Caramel Taffy Apples?
You’d like to make caramel taffy apples, but you have no candy thermometer. Maybe you have little ones who would like to help, but stirring hot caramel over the open flame of the stove is not your idea of child friendly fun. Here is a quick way to use store bought caramels to make taffy apples that taste just like homemade. Wash apples and try to rub off any wax coating with a dish towel. This will make it easier for the caramel to stick. Push a popsicle/craft stick into the top of the apple. Put the apples in the refrigerator to chill for about an hour or in the freezer for about 15 minutes. This also helps the caramel to stay on the apples. Unwrap the individual caramel candies and put them in a microwaveable dish. Add 2 tablespoons milk. Cook caramels for about 2 minutes, then take it out and stir. If the caramel is not melted enough, put it back in the microwave for another minute. Continue heating, then stirring and testing until the caramel is the consistency of peanut butter. If