October 12, 2016

Taffy Apple Cupcakes

18-1/4 oz pkg Carrot Cake Mix

1 c Granny Smith Apples, cored, peeled, finely chopped

1/2 tsp Cinnamon
20 Caramels, unwrapped
1/4 c Milk
1 c Pecans or Walnuts, finely chopped
12 wood craft sticks
Prepare cake mix according to package; stir in apples and cinnamon. Fill paper-lined jumbo muffin cups 2/3 full. Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 min, until a toothpick comes out clean. Combine caramels and milk in saucepan over low heat; stir until melted and smooth. Drizzle sauce over cooked cupcakes; sprinkle with nuts over top. Insert craft stick into center. Makes 1 dozen.