|I'm Just Cookin'|
|Written by Darci Tomky|
Best friends forever
I was thinking about all things caramel apple today, and the first thing that popped into my mind was caramel apple pops. Remember those suckers that have a tart apple center with sticky caramel wrapped around the outside? As a child of the ’90s, I’ve certainly had my share of this candy, which first hit the Holyoke Elementary School scene when they came out in 1995.
The original caramel apple was invented in the 1950s by Dan Walker, a sales representative for Kraft Foods. Nowadays, caramel apples aren’t just for little trick-or-treaters any more but are found in gourmet food stores and rolled in just about anything you can imagine.
These are only a couple of examples of the way we’ve incorporated this sticky combination into our foods. From pies and cheesecakes to drinks and muffins, caramel and apples are everywhere!
The Snickers Caramel Apple Salad (found at chef-in-training.com) is a fun take on the sweet treat, and, you’ll be happy to know, it’s just about one of the easiest things you will ever make! All you have to do is chop, chop, chop some apples and Snickers candy bars and throw them in a Cool Whip/vanilla pudding/milk base. Drizzle some caramel and that’s it! You’re done! And it’s pretty delicious, too!
Snickers Caramel Apple Salad
6 regular size Snickers candy bars
Holyoke Enterprise March 14, 2013