Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Candied Honey Apples/Honey Caramel Corn



Here are some fun and yummy recipes that you can make this time of year with the children that are both fun and healthy for you. A great way to spend some quality time with your children, hubby or your boyfriend :)


Candied Honey Apples

Makes 6 servings
•1 cup packed brown sugar
•1/2 cup butter or margarine
•1/2 cup honey
•1/4 cup heavy cream
•1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
•6 small (4 to 6 oz. each) apples with sticks
•1/3 cup chopped nuts

Combine all ingredients except apples and nuts in 2-quart saucepan. Cook over medium-high heat to 265°F; stir constantly. Remove from heat. Cool 5 minutes. Holding apple by stick, roll in hot honey mixture to coat; roll bottom of apple in nuts if desired. Place on waxed paper squares to cool. Repeat with remaining apples. Makes 6 apples.

National Honey Board


Honey Caramel Corn

Makes 6 servings
•1/2 cup honey
•1/2 cup butter or margarine
•1/2 cup packed brown sugar
• salt
•1 teaspoon grated orange peel
•1/4 teaspoon baking soda
•3 quarts popped popcorn

Melt butter in large saucepan; stir in sugar, honey and salt. Cook and stir until mixture comes to a boil. Reduce heat to medium; boil without stirring about three minutes to 265°F. Remove from heat; stir in orange peel and soda. Place popcorn in large oven-safe bowl; slowly pour syrup over popcorn while stirring. Turn onto greased 15-1/4x10-1/4x1/4-inch baking pan. Bake at 250°F for 45 minutes; stir every 15 minutes. Cool. Break into serving-sized pieces. Store in airtight container. Makes three quarts (six servings of two cups each).

National Honey Board

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