Caramel Coconut Apples

Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Candy apples are a popular, but difficult to eat, treat during the fall. Solve the problem by cutting apples into quarters to make slow-cooked Caramel Coconut Apples.
Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Candy apples are a popular, but difficult to eat, treat during the fall. Solve the problem by cutting apples into quarters to make slow-cooked Caramel Coconut Apples.

Julie Kay

ADVOCATE-TESTED RECIPE

Caramel Coconut Apples

Serves 6 to 8. Recipe is by Julie Kay.

1 (14-oz.) pkg. caramels

1 (14-oz.) can sweetened condensed milk

1 cup coconut

4 to 6 apples of choice, cored and sectioned into quarters

1. Put caramels into slow cooker. Add sweetened condensed milk and coconut. Turn cooker to Low and cook for an hour. Stir well until soft.

2. Wash and cut apples into pieces, removing the core.

3. Coat apple pieces with melted caramel/coconut mixture in cooker.

4. Serve on colorful platter with party toothpicks. Garnish with candy corn.