Meet Carameled Frapplestein

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| October 11, 2011 | 4 Comments

He’s a pretty dapper not-so-scary kind of dude.  We like carameled apples around here, but they taste excessively sweet to me when fully drenched in caramel.  So this was a good compromise.

Here’s how we made him:

Hair:  Caramel and miniature chocolate chips.  Use good caramel like the one sold here (great tips for carameled apples as well) …it makes a big difference.  Now I know it’s a lot, but it stores for a year and you don’t have to peel wrappers.  Bonus.  I skewered the bottom of the apple first so that I could dip the top of his head in the caramel and chips.  Then you can pull it out and place it properly.

Eyes:  Miniature Oreos, mini chocolate chip for the pupil

Nose & Mouth:  Just bought a small amount of that mix you can buy at most grocery stores that includes candy corns, jelly beans, boston baked beans, and good and plenty.

Neck Hardware:  Tootsie Rolls, cut in half, held in place with a toothpick.  You could use caramel here too…just shape some prior to melting.

I just drew on the stitches with a tiny bit of melted chocolate and a toothpick.  Attached everything with a little melted caramel or chocolate.

Enjoy!

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Category: >$5, Food, Seasonal

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  1. Cait says:

    This is darling! You should enter it in the Gygi Guest Post Contest…

  2. admin says:

    Cait,

    You read my mind…I posted this specifically to enter that contest…just haven’t made it that far (the entering part). I’ll enter it today and we’ll keep our fingers crossed…I love Gygi :)

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