Everyone will want to know how you made these apples with caramel sauce. But it’s so easy! Just melt caramel for apples, then drizzle the apple with melted chocolate to create a spider web design. It's the perfect spooky-sweet treat for Halloween.
Line tray with wax paper; generously butter or spray wax paper with nonstick cooking spray. Insert wooden stick into stem end of each thoroughly dried apple.
Place caramels and water in medium microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at High (100%) 1 minute; stir. If necessary, microwave an additional 30 seconds at a time, stirring after each heating, until caramels are melted and mixture is smooth.
Caramel mixture can also be melted and kept warm in bowl placed on top of saucepan of simmering water.
Dip apples into warm mixture, turn until coated. Scrape off exess coating; place on prepared tray. If necessary, warm coating by microwaving an additional 15 seconds at a time. Refrigerate until firm (about 30 minutes).
Place chocolates and shortening in microwave-safe measuring cup. Microwave at Medium (50%) 1 minute; stir. If necessary, microwave an additional 15 seconds at a time, stirring after each heating, until chocolates are melted and mixture is smooth when stirred.
Drizzle melted chocolate over caramel-coated apples.
* The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutritional advice.