Caramel Bacon Apples
OMG these are sooo good!
12 mediumtart apples
14 ozeagle brand sweetened condensed milk
1 cdark corn syrup
2 cbrown sugar, firmly packed
2 tspvanilla extract
3/4 cfinely minced cooked bacon( about 12 slices)
3/4 ctoffee baking chips, or nuts, or crushed candy canes, or cinnamon hearts. or mini jelly beans,(your favorite jelly belly bean flavor) etc...
How to Make Caramel Bacon Apples
- Wash and dry apples;remove stems. Insert sticks into stem end of each apple. Line cookie sheet with parchment or waxed paper and spray with cooking spray.
- Melt butter in 3-quart saucepan over medium heat. Add SC milk, corn syrup and brown sugar. Stir until blended. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring frequently. Reduce heat to low " cook" 15-20 minutes, stirring constantly, or until candy thermometer reaches 225^. Remove from heat . Stir in vanilla.
- Dip each apple into hot caramel, spooning caramel over apple to coat evenly. Allow excess caramel to drip off. Scrap bottom of apple with edge of spoon. Place on wax paper. Sprinkle immediately with bacon pieces. Chill 30 minutes. Allow to come to room temperature before serving.