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Catholic Recipe: Butterscotch-Walnut Apples on Sticks


  • 6 medium-sized apples
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 cup light cream
  • 2 Tablespoons butter or margarine
  • few grains salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 18 walnut halves
  • Details

  • Yield: 6 apples
  • Prep Time: 1 hour
  • Difficulty: • •
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: 11+
  • Origin:

Here's a variation of caramel apples, but with a butterscotch-walnut flavoriing. Simple and delicious.


Wash and dry apples; insert wooden sticks. Combine sugar, corn syrup, and cream in a large saucepan. Cook rapidly, stirring constantly, to 245° (firm ball stage). Remove from heat at once. Stir in butter, salt, and vanilla. Dip apples quickly. Garnish each apple with 3 walnut meats placed around stick.

Recipe Source: Cook's Blessings, The by Demetria Taylor, Random House, New York, 1965
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