March 26, 2018

Bottoms Up Easter Caramel Apples #EasterSweetsWeek

These fun Bottoms Up Easter Caramel Apples are dipped apples, with both caramel and marshmallow layers, and decorated like a bunny bottom! Check out the recipe below long with a great giveaway!
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I used their delicious Honey Crisp apples for these Bottoms Up Easter Caramel Apples .

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Ingredients: 

  • 5 apples, I used Rainer Farms Honeycrisp
  • 11oz bag caramels
  • 2-3 tbsp sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 jar marshmallow cream
  • water, if needed
  • white sugar crystal sprinkles, optional
  • 10 bunny feet icing decorations
  • 5 mini marshmallows

Directions: 
  1. Wash apples, remove stems, and dry completely.
  2. Flip over and push a lollipop stick 1/3 way into the center.
  3. Line a baking tray with parchment paper and set aside.
  4. In a small saucepan, add caramels and milk and heat over med low heat.
  5. Stir constantly until melted and shiny and smooth. 
  6. Using a rubber spatula, smooth the caramel on the apples, covering completely.
  7. Let excess drip off then place on the lined baking sheet.
  8. Place the apples in the fridge for about 15 minutes to harden the caramel.
  9. Meanwhile, add marshmallow cream and microwave for 15 seconds.
  10. Stir and then add a small amount {start with 1 tsp} of water and heat for another 10 seconds. Stir until smooth and easily spreadable.
  11. Remove the apples from the fridge and spread marshmallow cream all over each apple.
  12. Before they dry, press on two bunny feet on the bottom and a mini marshmallow tail on the top.
  13. You can also sprinkle with white sugar crystals.
  14. Place back on the baking sheet and place in the fridge again to harden before serving or wrapping to give as gifts. 

Honeycrisp apples are my favorite for these caramel sweets!
 Wash apples, remove stems, and dry completely.

Flip over and push a lollipop stick 1/3 way into the center.

You can use any caramel you like. These caramel bits melt easily and caramel sheets are also a time saving

In a small saucepan, add caramels and milk and heat over med low heat.

Stir constantly until melted and shiny and smooth.

Using a rubber spatula, smooth the caramel on the apples, covering completely.
Let excess drip off then place on the lined baking sheet.

Place the apples in the fridge for about 15 minutes to harden the caramel.

Meanwhile, add marshmallow cream and microwave for 15 seconds.

Stir and then add a small amount {start with 1 tsp} of water and heat for another 10 seconds.
Stir until smooth and easily spreadable.

Set up a decorating station before you dip your apples so you are ready to go.
 I use these candy bunny feet and mini marshmallows for the bunny butt decorations!
Spread marshmallow cream all over each apple.
Before they dry, press on two bunny feet on the bottom and a mini marshmallow tail on the top.
You can also sprinkle with white sugar crystals.
 Place back on the baking sheet and place in the fridge again to harden before serving or
 wrapping to give as gifts.
 Cute, delicious, and {kinda} good for you too!

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6 comments:

  1. I love the jelly beans...I really do. (jozywails@gmail.com)

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  2. These are the cutest!!! I love them! I"m crazy about caramel apples and marshmallow fluff! So good!

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  3. Oh my goodness, what cute and tasty little bunny butts!

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  4. We like angel food cake with cream cheese frosting and then covered with melted chocolate!

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  5. My favorite Easter Dessert is Coconut Cake.

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  6. My favorite Easter Dessert is carrot cake.

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