Caramel Apples

Caramel Apples
Photo by Scott Phillips


  • 1-½ cups granulated sugar
  • 3-½ Tbs. unsalted butter, cut into 3 pieces
  • ½ tsp. lemon juice
  • 6 small red apples, such as Braeburn, Gala, or Pink Lady
  • ½ cup heavy cream

Wash the apples and dry them very well. Remove the stems. Insert a popsicle stick, chopstick, or sturdy bamboo skewer through the stem end of each. Line a baking sheet with parchment or a nonstick baking liner. Combine the sugar and lemon juice in a 3-qt. saucepan. Cook over medium-high heat, st...

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    • 1 cup heavy cream
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