Coney Island Candied Apples

Coney Island Candied Apples

  • Chipotle Recipe

SERVES 10

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WHAT'S NEEDED
HOW TO MAKE
  • 4 tablespoons Cholula® Chipotle Hot Sauce
  • 5 granny smith apples
  • 2 cups walnuts, chopped
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup cinnamon
  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 8 tablespoons salted butter
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 40 bamboo stokes
  • wax paper
  • 1
    Mix brown sugar, heavy cream and salt into a saucepan over medium-low heat.
  • 2
    Add butter and allow to melt completely. Cook for 5 minutes or until sauce thickens. Stir in vanilla extract and set aside to cool.
  • 3
    In an iron skillet, warm the honey and about 4 tablespoons of Cholula Chipotle (or more for flavor).
  • 4
    Add butter and allow to melt completely. Cook for 5 minutes or until sauce thickens. Stir in vanilla extract and set aside to cool.
  • 5
    In an iron skillet, warm the honey and about 4 tablespoons of Cholula Chipotle (or more for flavor).
  • 6
    Add chopped walnuts into the Chipotle honey mixture. Make sure they are fully covered in the mixture and place on wax paper to cool.
  • 7
    In a separate container, mix sugar and cinnamon together. Sprinkle the cinnamon sugar mixture on the walnuts until they are fully covered.
  • 8
    Cut each apple into flat eighths and push each bamboo stoke through the apples slices until each stoke is full.
  • 9
    Dip each filled apple stoke into the cooled caramel sauce fully covering the stoke of apple slices.
  • 10
    Roll each finished stoke onto sheet of chopped walnuts.
  • 11
    Lay each apple slice on wax paper to let the caramel settle. While serving, add excess chopped walnuts and caramel to taste.

Recipe By:  Recipe by Chef Elijah Brumfield, Ovenhot Food Group & 1212 NYC