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Land O Lakes® Butter, softened, for waxed paper

1 cup finely chopped salted peanuts

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter

2 cups firmly packed brown sugar

1 cup light corn syrup

Dash salt

1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

10 tart apples, washed, dried

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Butter waxed paper; set aside.

  2. STEP 2

    Place peanuts into bowl. Set aside.

  3. STEP 3

    Melt 1/2 cup butter in 3-quart saucepan; add brown sugar, corn syrup and salt. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 10-12 minutes or until mixture comes to a full boil. Stir in sweetened condensed milk. Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, 20-25 minutes or until small amount of mixture dropped into ice water forms a firm ball or candy thermometer reaches 244°F. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla.

  4. STEP 4

    Dip apples into caramel mixture. Dip 1 end of each apple into peanuts. Place onto prepared waxed paper.

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