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Chocolate Turtle Apples

Prep Time
30 mins
 

Chocolate Turtle Apples are made with sliced fresh apples, dipped in melted chocolate, drizzled with caramel sauce and topped with pecans.

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chocolate Turtle Apples
Servings: 15 slices
Calories: 281 kcal
Author: Catalina Castravet

Ingredients

  • 3 green apples like Granny Smith
  • 3 1/2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chopped or chocolate chips
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 cup caramels melted, like Kraft caramels
  • 1/2 cup halved pecans

Instructions

  1. Slice apples into 1/2" pieces.
  2. Make a small slit in the bottom of each apple slice and insert a popsicle stick into each apple slice. Set aside.
  3. Add chocolate to a medium bowl, and microwave on high for about 1 minute, stir and microwave in 30-second intervals, stirring, until melted.
  4. Stir in coconut oil until smooth.
  5. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  6. Dip each apple slice in chocolate and place onto the prepared cookie sheet. Refrigerate for 10 minutes for the chocolate to harden.
  7. Place caramels into a medium microwave-safe bowl and microwave on high for 45-60 seconds., careful to NOT overheat. Stir until smooth.
  8. Drizzle melted caramel over chocolate and sprinkle with nuts.
  9. Serve as is or refrigerate until the caramel will harden 30-60 minutes.

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Nutrition Facts

Chocolate Turtle Apples
Amount Per Serving
Calories 281 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Fat 17g26%
Saturated Fat 10g63%
Cholesterol 3mg1%
Sodium 16mg1%
Potassium 281mg8%
Carbohydrates 30g10%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 22g24%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 40IU1%
Vitamin C 2mg2%
Calcium 34mg3%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.