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7 Food Gifts – #4 Salted Chocolate-Topped Caramels

For another food gift item from my 7 Food Gifts post, I made salted chocolate-topped caramels. I love salted caramels, and they are made even better with a coating of semi-sweet chocolate. Now, I have stayed away from caramels because everytime i make them they are either too soft or too hard and I can’t…

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Caramel Crusted Apple Pie

Alright, this is the last of my apple recipes (for now). I had to do an apple pie as part of the apple series. It’s a classic, but this pie is not!¬†This is a more unique apple pie because there is a simmering caramel sauce poured on top of it before it’s baked! This caramel…

Tastes Like a Milky Way Cake

If I were to name my favorite brand of Mars candy, it would definitely be a fight between the Twix and the Milky Way. There are two things these delicious candy bars have in common: ¬†(1) caramel and (2) chocolate, both of which are one of my favorite combinations in a dessert. In this case,…

Fancy Schmancy Caramel Nutty Pretzel Popcorn

For my sister’s wine and cheese party last year I wanted to make three desserts that matched her theme. Well, I ended up with three, but this one didn’t match the theme. There was no wine or cheese involved in the making of this dessert. However, the combination of salty and sweet in a handheld…

Caramel Wha? Apples!

So the hubby and I went apple picking two weeks ago and came back with a half bushel of apples. For just the two of us, that was a lot of apples! But no fear, I searched far and wide for apple recipes and I apple’d the crap out of our kitchen. In this post,…