Peanuts Caramel Apples Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time10 MinDifficulty LevelBit Difficult
Health IndexHealthy++Cuisine
CourseMethod
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Chopped peanuts1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Firm apples6 , washed, dried
 Vanilla1 Teaspoon
 Baking soda1 Teaspoon
 Sugar3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Butter1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 White corn syrup1⁄8 Cup (2 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3227 Calories from Fat 1717

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 201 g308.6%

Saturated Fat 73 g365%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 241.9 mg

Sodium 1492.1 mg62.2%

Total Carbohydrates 342 g113.9%

Dietary Fiber 40.2 g160.8%

Sugars 263.6 g

Protein 60 g119.6%

Vitamin A 66% Vitamin C 69%

Calcium 29.2% Iron 62.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

MAKING
1. Take a shallow bowl, arrange the peanuts in it and keep aside.
2. Pierce wooden skewers through the apples’ stem end.
3. Take a small dish, prepare a vanilla-baking soda mixture and keep aside.
4. Take a heavy saucepan, add butter, corn syrup and sugar. On medium heat, cook, stirring, till the mixture blends well and reaches a temperature of 300°F on candy thermometer. Add the vanilla mixture.
5. Dip the apples in the hot caramel and twist to coat evenly. Roll on the nuts and arrange on a waxed paper. Allow to harden.

SERVING
6. Serve as required.
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