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Bada Bing Bada Boom: The Easiest Caramel Apples Ever #AppleWeek #Sponsored

This post is sponsored in conjunction with #AppleWeek . 
I received complimentary product from sponsor companies to aid in the creation of the #AppleWeek recipes. 
All opinions are mine alone.

Welcome to the kick off of a week-long event all about Fall's darling, the apple. You can read my introductory post, peruse the prize packages from our generous event sponsors, and enter the giveaway: here. You won't want to miss out. Really.

As far as recipes go, two dozen bloggers have been working hard to bring you over eighty recipes to bring apples to your Autumn table. Here are the offerings to get us started.

#AppleWeek Day One Recipes

Bada Bing Bada Boom
The Easiest Caramel Apples Ever

I decided to start off #AppleWeek by using an all-inclusive caramel apple kit from one of our event sponsors Chocoley. [updated January 2020: unfortunately Chocoley is no longer in business, so I have removed all of the links to their site!] Okay, it's not actually all-inclusive; you do have to provide the apples. But what do you do when 5 pounds of chocolate and 2.5 pounds of caramel show up at your door? You have an impromptu caramel apple party. And, really, the Gourmet Caramel Apple Kit provides everything you need for 25 to 30 caramel apples except for the apples.

This caramel apple kit comes complete with:
  • 5 lb. Brick Chocoley Gourmet Caramel;
  • 5 lb. Chocoley Bada Bing Bada Boom Candy & Molding Gourmet Compound Chocolate (I got the Dark Chocolate);
  • 1/2 lb Piping Bags - White Compound Dipping Chocolate 2 Pack (1 lb Net Wt.) for decorating;
  • 35 Caramel Apple Sticks & 35 Jumbo Cell Caramel Apple Bags & 6 Heavy Weight Dipping Sheets; 
  • AND easy recipes/topping ideas to turn your gourmet apples into something so spectacular that it will make your friends and family call your caramel apples "legendary."
Ingredients
  • Gourmet Caramel Apple Kit from Chocoley
  • apples (I offered three different kinds)
  • assorted toppings (I offered diced candied ginger, other chocolate chips, sprinkles, and quins)


Procedure

Melt caramel and chocolate in mixing bowls over simmering water.


Secure apples on sticks.


Dip apples in caramel. Let harden.


Then dip in chocolate.


Decorate as desired with sprinkles, quins, and more!


Repeat! Here are a few of the creations...and creators.


Once the caramel and chocolate set, enjoy! Bada bing bada boom - the easiest caramel apples ever!


After the kids were completely sugared up, the adults jumped in and made a few. But, we sliced the apples and shared...unlike the kids who devoured their own creations and went back for seconds. And thirds.


This was a really fun evening. I enjoyed the high quality of the Chocoley products and the ease of setting up a caramel apple party.


Don't forget, you can enter to win the Gourmet Caramel Apple Kit for yourself from Chocoley. Visit my kick-off post and enter the rafflecopter.

Sponsor Ingredients Used
in This Recipe
Disclaimer: Thank you AppleWeek Sponsors:  Envy Apples, Bob’s Red Mill, Republic of Tea, Flahavan’s Irish Oats, Nairn’s, Taylor & College, Zyliss, Chocoley, and Torani  for providing the prizes free of charge. These companies also provided the bloggers with samples and product to use for AppleWeek  recipes. All opinions are my own. The AppleWeek giveaway is open to U.S. residents, age 18 & up. All entries for the winner will be checked and verified. By entering you give the right to use your name and likeness. The number of entries received determines the odds of winning. Nine (9) winners will be selected. The prize packages will be sent directly from the giveaway sponsors. The AppleWeek Bloggers are not responsible for the fulfillment or delivery of the prize packages. Bloggers hosting this giveaway and their immediate family members in their household cannot enter or win the giveaway. No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited by law. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter or any other social channel mentioned in the AppleWeek posts or entry.

Comments

  1. Love this post! You had great helpers, too. The apples look so good, I want to bite into one now!

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  2. Great minds Cam. Loved the ease of these caramel apples. What a wonderful package Chocoley sent.

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  3. I haven't had caramel apples in years!! These look great and plus such a fun activity with the kids.

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  4. I am a big fan of Chocoley products and it looks like your friends and family agree! What a fun idea to have a caramel apple making party!! The smiles on the kids and adults show what a success it was!

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  5. How fun! I bet you had a blast making and eating these!!!

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  6. What a fun impromptu party for the boys! I got most of those ingredients, but a la carte!

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  7. Now I want to have a caramel apple party!!! These look like so much fun!

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  8. Dipping apples is such a fun family event this time of year!

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  9. How fun is this! I need to do this with my family. My child is a lot older but I know we'd still have a lot of fun.

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  10. Looks like you all had so much fun. Love Chocoley Chocolate, it's one of the very few that are nut free, which is important since both my guys are allergic.

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  11. You guys look like you had such a great time making these!

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  12. That looks fun, and those apples look so good!

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