The Nightmare Before Christmas Caramel Apples


If you’re a fan of The Nightmare Before Christmas, then these yummy treats just may appeal to you! They have a Nightmare theme that’s perfect for any Halloween party or get together! Here’s how you make them~

What You’ll Need

Wax paper

Unsalted butter, softened

2 cups sugar

3/4 cup water

1/2 cup light corn syrup

1 teaspoon black food coloring

Candy thermometer

8 red apples

Wooden dowels or popsicle sticks

Striped paper straws

Helpful Tip
Caramel apples can be made up to 4 hours ahead. Keep at room temperature until ready to serve.

How To Make It

1 Line a baking sheet with wax paper, and lightly brush with butter.
2 Wash and dry apples. Insert a popsicle sticks or wooden craft dowels into the stem end of each apple. We covered our dowels with striped paper straws to add black and white striped detail.
3 In a saucepan, combine sugar, water, corn syrup, and food coloring. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to medium-high.
4 Boil until syrup reaches 300 degrees to 310 degrees on a candy thermometer, about 15 minutes.
5 When syrup reaches desired temperature, immediately remove from heat. Dip apples, 1 at a time, in caramel. Tilt and rotate to coat. Transfer to baking sheet and let cool.

*Recipe and pic from Disney Family

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Michele Atwood is the Owner/Editor of The Main Street Mouse and it’s subsidiaries and author of the books “Moving to Main Street U.S.A.” “How Many Sleeps Till Disney?” and “How Many Sleeps Till Disneyland?” Michele also contributes Disney news to the Joe Kelley Morning Show on 107.3 WDBO in Orlando. She and her family made the move from Michigan to the Orlando area to pursue their Disney dreams. Michele is a life long Disney fan, and has two sons who have followed suit, each going on their first Disney trip before their first birthday’s. Part of the goal Michele has for The Main Street Mouse is not only to keep members informed, but to create somewhat of a Disney Family by relating to others through personal experiences and opinions. Also, Michele is making it a priority to share stories of inspiration and hope to other Disney Fans in an effort to share the Magic and hopefully make a difference in the lives of others. ~ I enjoy writing personal perspective blogs, doing TMSM Meet Ups for our readers, and keeping the constant interaction going with others, sharing the Disney Magic to people when they can’t be at their Happy Place.

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