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These are great to take to a fall or Halloween party! They are gobbled up fast! Such a cute way to mock candy apples :)

Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
25 mins
additional:
30 mins
total:
1 hr 15 mins
Servings:
24
Yield:
2 dozen cupcakes
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Ingredients

24
Original recipe yields 24 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line 24 cupcake cups with paper liners.

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  • Place cake mix into a large bowl, and pour in water, vegetable oil, and eggs. With an electric mixer on low speed, beat until moistened and combined, about 30 seconds. Increase mixer speed to medium, and beat for 2 minutes. Stir in the chopped apple, and fill the prepared cupcake cups about 2/3 full.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until lightly browned and a wooden toothpick inserted into the center of a cupcake comes out clean, about 20 minutes. Remove cupcake pans to a wire rack to cool.

  • When cupcakes have cooled, melt the caramels with evaporated milk in a saucepan over low heat, stirring constantly until smooth and combined, about 4 minutes. Spread the caramel icing over the cupcakes, and sprinkle with chopped peanuts. Insert a wooden stick into the center of each cupcake.

Nutrition Facts

209 calories; protein 3.7g; carbohydrates 29.2g; fat 9.2g; cholesterol 25mg; sodium 193.3mg. Full Nutrition
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