Dark Chocolate-Dipped Apples

Dark Chocolate-Dipped Apples

Serves 8
Meal type Dessert
Misc Child Friendly
Occasion Halloween

Ingredients

  • 8oz dark chocolate
  • 8 Medium apples
  • various toppings as desired
  • 8 bamboo skewers or wooden pop sticks

About This Recipe

Jackson Pollock made splatter-painting a contemporary art phenomenon. Now you can start an artistic Halloween phenomenon of your own with these healthier-than-caramel dark chocolate treats.

Makes 8 servings. Serving size: 1 apple.

Nutrition facts:
221 calories, 2g protein, 41 grams carbs, 9 grams fat

Directions

Step 1
Wash and dry apples.
Step 2
Arrange toppings in medium sized bowls
Step 3
 Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper coated with cooking spray.  
Step 4
 Insert wooden stick into apple cores.
Step 5
Fill a medium sauce pan half way with water. 
Step 6
Bring water to a boil and place a medium glass mixing bowl over boiling water and immediately remove from heat. 
Step 7
Melt chocolate in the glass bowl over the hot water.
Step 8
Coat the apple with a thin layer of chocolate by gently spooning melted chocolate on to each apple starting about one fourth inch away from apple top working downward
Step 9
If you are using additional toppings dip apples into topping bowls or sprinkle toppings over apples. 
Step 10
Place decorated apples onto parchment paper and refrigerate for fifteen minutes to harden.