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Caramel Apples Without the Caramel

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

A few years ago we went on a family outing with some good friends to Maquoketa Caves State Park near Maquoketa, Iowa ( http://www.stateparks.com/maquoketa_caves.html ) . After scrambling around the rocks, woods, and caves for a morning, we were famished. We all ended up sharing snacks.

Our friends offered us salted peanuts and apples and said, “Here, try eating both at once—it tastes just like a caramel apple!” So I put a few peanuts in my mouth and took a bite of apple and chewed them together. They did taste like a caramel apple! The salt/fat of the peanuts and the tart/sweetness of the apple are a wonderful combination and one I had never thought to try.

Perhaps you have already discovered this treat. If you are trying to give up sugar, or just want a healthier snack, this is a good alternative to the traditional caramel apple. Enjoy! Begonia

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sounds good!
Wednesday, October 20, 2010 | By MzScarlett

I have always loved sharp cheese with apples but this sounds good as well! Thanks for sharing!


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