Sunday, October 13, 2013

A Caramel Apple First

I love Fall. It is definitely my favorite time of year. I get so excited about all things Fall [except spiders...I HATE spiders]. But you give me pumpkin spice candles, leaves, boots, and sweaters...all stereotypical Fall things, and I am a happy girl. However, one Fall-ish thing I have never done is make caramel apples. I honestly don't know if I have ever even eaten a caramel apple before this year. I know...don't judge. 

I mentioned in this post that my sweet husband heard me casually mention that I would like to give making caramel apples a try and brought home the makings. It was not a cart full of items required to make homemade caramel and all that jazz. Nope. It was a package of 5 caramel discs that you wrap around your apples, insert the included stick, and heat in the oven for 5 minutes. Boom. Caramel apples.


 My mister knows me well. I might have big dreams, but committing to making legit caramel apples is not on my to-do list for a Wednesday night when there is a pile of dishes, 4 piles of laundry, and I have been gone for almost a week. 

Despite the question of our caramel apples' legitimacy, we enjoyed making them together. It was just the ticket. We don't have a lot of time at home together right now, but he knew I would want us to have this experience together. I love that guy. 

And while we are on the subject of caramel do people eat these at fairs and public events? I ate one at my house, and I felt like I needed a shower afterwards. It was the stickiest mess ever. I felt a little justified in my avoidance of them until now...though it was delicious, and I am about to have another one.

Feeling grateful for the simple things such as these and linking up with Simple As That.



  1. What are these apples look good! Greetings from Spain

  2. That is so thoughtful of your husband to do that- how cute! I hope you all make it to a pumpkin patch too :) (

  3. Never seen it done that way! I always just dip mine! Same outcome though and I am sure just as tasty.

    1. I figured it was just the lazy man's way, but they were delish!

  4. Didn't know the caramel discs...
    I can't eat apples with something sweet, but I know people like them!

    1. The discs were ridiculously easy to do. I liked might even be safe to say I loved them! I may be making at least one more batch in the near future.