CARAMEL APPLES – Inspired by Disney’s (Los Angeles, CA)

By Gloria Pitzer, as seen in… Top Secret Recipes Al’a Carte (Secret RecipesTM, St. Clair, MI; Sep. 1979, p. 11).


14-oz caramels

1 cup mini marshmallows

2 TB peanut butter

2 TB water

8 apples, on wooden skewers

finely crushed pecans or peanuts (optional*)


In top of a double boiler, over simmering water, melt [together] caramels, marshmallows and peanut butter until smooth. Stir in the water, as listed. Use skewers to dip apples in caramel mixture, to coat evenly.

[*Optional: At once, (after caramel dip) roll in finely crushed pecans or peanuts.]


See also…

Mondays & Memories of My Mom – Happy Halloween Eve

By TheRecipeDetective

Hi! I'm Laura Emerich and Gloria Pitzer, the ORIGINAL Secret Recipe Detective, is my mom. This website is lovingly dedicated to her memory and legacy.

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