Mini Caramel Apples adapted from Family Fun
1-2 granny smith apples
1 bag of Caramel candies (unwrapped)
2 tablespoons of evaporated milk (water, or milk)
sprinkles, coconut, nuts,nonpareils for decorating
First, cut the lollipop sticks in half at an angle (the pointy end will go into the apple pieces easier). With the melon baller, scoop little balls out of the apple. Each ball should have a section of apple peel. Push half of a lollipop stick into the peel of each ball. Pat the apple pieces dry.
Melt the unwrapped Caramel candy and 2 tablespoons of evaporated milk, milk, or water to the. Dip and swirl the mini apples in the melted Caramel, then roll the apples in nuts, sprinkles, nonpareils, or coconut, if desired. Place the mini apples in paper candy cups or wax paper to set.