Desserts

Carrie's Homemade Caramel Apples

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Homemade Caramel Apples – your favorite apple dipped into a made from scratch thick, delicious caramel and then covered in your favorite toppings.

12
12 small to medium size green apples
12 popsicle sticks or caramel apple sticks
Wax paper or parchment paper, for cooling
For caramel
1 cup salted butter, cut into pieces
1 cup sugar
1 ¼ cup brown sugar
1 cup corn syrup
1 tsp salt
1 14 oz can sweetened condensed milk
1 tsp vanilla
For topping
Chopped Nuts
Sprinkles
Chocolate for melting (I used white chocolate and semi-sweet chips)
Chopped/crushed candy bars and cookies and/or cinnamon sugar
Prepare the apples by scrubbing them clean and drying well. Insert a stick into each apple and place them on a baking sheet lined with parchment or wax paper. Refrigerate at least one hour. Make the...
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Nutritions

Calories
524

Sodium
550mg
22% DV

Fat
25g
38% DV

Protein
3g
7% DV

Carbs
78g
26% DV

Fiber
1g
6% DV

Stewed Okra and Tomatoes is a classic Southern dish! Flavored with bacon, onion, garlic and cider vinegar, you know these vegetables are bound to be good. Serve garden fresh okra and tomatoes during the summer months, or use canned and frozen ingredients in the off-season. Paired with a side of cornbread, this is a simple and affordable dish to enjoy year-round!

3 slices thick cut bacon
1 small Vidalia onion
2 cloves garlic
2 15.5 oz cans diced tomatoes
1 T sugar
2 t fresh thyme leaves
1 dried bay leaf
1/2 t apple cider vinegar
1/2 t Worcestershire sauce
2 c fresh or frozen okra
salt and pepper ( to taste )
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  • In a large skillet or Dutch oven, cook bacon until the bacon is starting to get crispy and the fat is rendered, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the onion and garlic; saute for 5 more...
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Nutritions

Calories
1105

Sodium
1147mg
47% DV

Fat
114g
176% DV

Protein
1g
3% DV

Carbs
4g
1% DV

Fiber
2g
8% DV