Maple Caramel Apples
healthy classic treat
Enjoy this healthy version of a classic autumn treat any time of the year!
1 Cup (+ 3/4 cup divided) Navitas Naturals Cashew Whole Nuts
½ Cup Navitas Naturals Cacao Nibs Sweetened
6 Tbsp Water
¼ Cup Maple Syrup
2 Tbsp Coconut Oil
1 tsp Vanilla Extract
pinch Himalayan Salt (generous)
Blend 1 cup cashews, water, maple syrup, coconut oil, vanilla extract and salt in a high speed blender until very smooth. Pour into a bowl. Refrigerate for 3 hours to thicken. Place the chopsticks through the center of the apples. Dip the apples in the caramel and roll around to coat.
Mix ¾ cup cashews and cacao nibs in a medium bowl. Pour onto a plate. Roll the caramel coated apples to coat evenly. Place on a plate and serve. Can be stored in the refrigerator. If you have any leftover caramel and coating, mix them together and freeze for candy!
Recipe and photo courtesy of Natalia KW.