Drizzle apple slices with melted caramels and chocolate for a Halloween treat.

Goo-lish Caramel Apple Slices

1 14-ounce bag vanilla caramels (about 48)
3 tablespoons water
3 apples, cored, peeled, and sliced
1 cup semisweet chocolate pieces (6-ounces)
1 tablespoon vegetable shortening
1/4 cup nut topping
  1. Put unwrapped caramels and the water in a medium saucepan. Cook until caramels are melted and smooth, stirring constantly. Remove from heat.
  2. Arrange apple slices on a pizza plate or pan. Use a spoon to drizzle caramel mixture over apples.
  3. Put chocolate pieces and shortening in small saucepan. Cook over medium-low heat until mixture is melted and smooth, stirring constantly. Use another spoon to drizzle the chocolate mixture over the caramel-covered apples. Sprinkle with nut topping. Let stand at room temperature for up to 10 minutes.

Makes 6 to 8 servings.

Nutritional facts per serving: calories: 487, total fat: 20g, saturated fat: 5g, cholesterol: 0mg, sodium: 223mg, carbohydrate: 80g, fiber: 3g, protein: 5g

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