From the Walt Disney World News and written by: Michele
If you’re a fan of The Nightmare Before Christmas, then these yummy treats just may appeal to you! They have a Nightmare theme that’s perfect for any Halloween party or get together! Here’s how you make them~
What You’ll Need
Unsalted butter, softened
2 cups sugar
3/4 cup water
1/2 cup light corn syrup
1 teaspoon black food coloring
8 red apples
Wooden dowels or popsicle sticks
Striped paper straws
Caramel apples can be made up to 4 hours ahead. Keep at room temperature until ready to serve.
How To Make It
1 Line a baking sheet with wax paper, and lightly brush with butter.
2 Wash and dry apples. Insert a popsicle sticks or wooden craft dowels into the stem end of each apple. We covered our dowels with striped paper straws to add black and white striped detail.
3 In a saucepan, combine sugar, water, corn syrup, and food coloring. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to medium-high.
4 Boil until syrup reaches 300 degrees to 310 degrees on a candy thermometer, about 15 minutes.
5 When syrup reaches desired temperature, immediately remove from heat. Dip apples, 1 at a time, in caramel. Tilt and rotate to coat. Transfer to baking sheet and let cool.
*Recipe and pic from Disney Family