How to Keep Caramel Apples From Sticking to Wax Paper

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How to Keep Caramel Apples From Sticking to Wax Paper
Caramel apples are enjoyed by both children and adults and are simple to create. (Jupiterimages/BananaStock/Getty Images)

While candied apples were created in the early 1900s, caramel covered apples only began to gain popularity during the mid-1950s. Afresh apple is dipped in warmed liquid caramel by use of a flattened stick, inserted into the core. Toppings, such as nuts and sprinkles, can be added as an extra treat.apples are then cooled on a sheet of waxed paper, stick side up, to harden for one to two hours.

Skill level:
Easy

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Things you need

  • Waxed paper
  • 1 tbsp.butter
  • Small square of waxed paper
  • Freshly dipped caramel apples

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Place the waxed paper over the flat area where the apples will be cooled.

  2. 2

    Place the butter on the middle of the waxed paper.

  3. 3

    Smear the butter evenly over the waxed paper, using the smaller piece of waxed paper to move it around the large piece.

  4. 4

    Place the freshly dipped caramel apples on the waxed paper, so they are spaced evenly without touching.

  5. 5

    Cool the apples on the waxed paper for one to two hours.

  6. 6

    Slowly peel the waxed paper from underneath the apples, from one edge to another.

Tips and warnings

  • You can use 2 tbsp of vegetable oil or non-stick spray as a substitute for butter, though it will not have the same rich flavour.
  • Always place an oil base or substance over the waxed paper to ensure the apples do not stick.

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