Your Opinion?? Best Apples To Use For Caramel Apples?

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princesscatt Posted 22 Aug 2010 , 12:30pm
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I am going to make some caramel apples for an upcoming event to sell and just wanted to get everyone's opinion or tips on what makes the best caramel apple. What kind of apple do you use??

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Occther Posted 22 Aug 2010 , 4:02pm
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I prefer Gala!!

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tmac670 Posted 26 Aug 2010 , 1:33am
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I make caramel apples every year for Christmas and after many years and many different apples-- I love the Fuji! Tart- but not as tart as the Granny Smith. It's not mealy like the McIntosh. It's juicy and delish!

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adonisthegreek1 Posted 26 Aug 2010 , 1:38am
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Granny Smith.

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tokazodo Posted 26 Aug 2010 , 1:48am
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Galas. Texture like red delicious, but much sweeter and more apple flavor

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divinecc Posted 26 Aug 2010 , 1:48am
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Fugi are my favorite apples as well but with caramel, granny smith all the way! I love to the whole apple in caramel, then white chocolate and roll in cinnamon and sugar tastes like apple pie, yum!

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tokazodo Posted 26 Aug 2010 , 9:40am
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Fugi are my favorite apples as well but with caramel, granny smith all the way! I love to the whole apple in caramel, then white chocolate and roll in cinnamon and sugar tastes like apple pie, yum!






icon_confused.gif You had to go there, didn't you?! I have never heard of this! It sounds so delicious that I am going to have to try this! So much for my diet! icon_biggrin.gif

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divinecc Posted 26 Aug 2010 , 6:01pm
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Fugi are my favorite apples as well but with caramel, granny smith all the way! I love to the whole apple in caramel, then white chocolate and roll in cinnamon and sugar tastes like apple pie, yum!





icon_confused.gif You had to go there, didn't you?! I have never heard of this! It sounds so delicious that I am going to have to try this! So much for my diet! icon_biggrin.gif





It is soooooo good! Others I have tried that are yummy too :
Caramel apple dipped in tiger butter (1 lb white choc. 12 oz peanut butter 12 oz semisweet choc, melted) roll in snickers

Caramel apple rolled in reese's pieces

caramel apple rolled in crushed heath bars and drizzled with milk chocolate

There are so many different ways to make these yummy, I want to try caramel apple dipped in white chocolate and rolled in crushed oreos! There is a local candy shoppe that does this icon_smile.gif

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adonisthegreek1 Posted 26 Aug 2010 , 10:09pm
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Fugi are my favorite apples as well but with caramel, granny smith all the way! I love to the whole apple in caramel, then white chocolate and roll in cinnamon and sugar tastes like apple pie, yum!




When I took a gourmet apple class a couple of years ago, the "Apple Pie Apple" was one of the apples that we made. A lot of people loved it.

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tweeter_bug98 Posted 26 Aug 2010 , 10:18pm
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Fugi are my favorite apples as well but with caramel, granny smith all the way! I love to the whole apple in caramel, then white chocolate and roll in cinnamon and sugar tastes like apple pie, yum!




Oh.My.Word. That sounds amazing!

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JRAE33 Posted 26 Aug 2010 , 10:28pm
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These ideas sound great. And I thought I was doing good with my chocolate caramel apples icon_smile.gif

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Lita829 Posted 26 Aug 2010 , 10:37pm
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Fugi are my favorite apples as well but with caramel, granny smith all the way! I love to the whole apple in caramel, then white chocolate and roll in cinnamon and sugar tastes like apple pie, yum!





icon_confused.gif You had to go there, didn't you?! I have never heard of this! It sounds so delicious that I am going to have to try this! So much for my diet! icon_biggrin.gif




It is soooooo good! Others I have tried that are yummy too :
Caramel apple dipped in tiger butter (1 lb white choc. 12 oz peanut butter 12 oz semisweet choc, melted) roll in snickers

Caramel apple rolled in reese's pieces

caramel apple rolled in crushed heath bars and drizzled with milk chocolate

There are so many different ways to make these yummy, I want to try caramel apple dipped in white chocolate and rolled in crushed oreos! There is a local candy shoppe that does this icon_smile.gif




Holy Toledo...they all sound amazing icon_eek.gif . I'm gonna have to try one (if not all) of these this year.

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karabeal Posted 28 Aug 2010 , 7:52pm
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I also vote for Granny Smith. I love the contrast of the sweet caramel (plus any other amazing things you guys have mentioned!) with the tartness of the Granny Smith. I usually only make these around Halloween, but I may have to start early this year!

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