Forget messy caramel apples! These Candy Madness Caramel Apple Nachos are the new way to eat caramel apples and are loaded with all of the good stuff.
Keyword: caramel apple nachos
Author: Melissa Stadler, Modern Honey
3-4Granny Smith or Honeycrisp Applessliced
Fresh Lemon Juiceto toss to prevent browning
Salted Caramel Saucerecipe below or 1 pkg. Kraft Caramels, melted
½cupWhite Chocolate Chipsmelted (add a drop of coconut oil or shortening to bowl)
M & M's
Heath Bar Toffee Bits
Chocolate Covered Pretzels
Homemade Salted Caramel:
½ - 1teaspoonSea Salt
To make Homemade Salted Caramel:
In a heavy bottomed saucepan, heat sugar and water over medium high heat, whisking constantly to dissolve sugar. Once mixture reaches a boil, stop whisking. Watch carefully as it transitions from white to light amber color. This is an important step to ensure that it doesn't burn. Once mixture reaches a medium amber color, add butter and whisk until butter is melted. Once it's melted, immediately remove pan from heat. Wait 10 seconds and then add heavy cream. Whisk well to combine until glossy and smooth. Allow caramel to cool for several minutes and then place in jar and place in the refrigerator to cool.
If not making homemade caramel, melt caramels according to package instructions.
To melt white chocolate, use double-boiler or if using the microwave, heat at low power, about 50%. White Chocolate can burn easily so cook it at 30 second increments. Add a drop of coconut oil or shortening to white chocolate to make it smooth and shiny.
Cut apples into thin slices. Sprinkle apples with lemon juice or dip each apple into lemon water to prevent browning. Place on large platter. Drizzle caramel and melted white chocolate over sliced apples. Top with your favorite candy bars - M & M's, Snickers, Reeses Pieces, Butterfingers, Heath Bar Toffee Bits, and Chocolate Covered Pretzels.
Eat right away because they will gone before you know it!