6-10 wooden pop sticks
6-10 small Gala apples or your favorite apple
2 Tbsp. skim or non fat milk
1 pkg (14 oz.) caramels or diet caramels
20-25 Oreo cookies, coarsely crushed
1 pkg dark chocolate chips
2 Tbsp. shortening
- Insert pop sticks into tops of apples. Place caramels and milk in a small saucepan. Heat and stir over medium-low heat, 3-5 minutes or until smooth, stirring frequently. Dip apples in caramel mixture, coating completely. Place on a waxed paper-lined baking sheet; let stand until set--about 10 minutes.
- Place crushed cookies in a shallow bowl. In top of a double boiler or a metal bowl over hot water, melt chocolate chips and shortening; stir until smooth. Dip apples in chocolate mixture; let excess drip off. Roll apples through cookie crumbs. return to baking sheet; refrigerate until set, about 15 minutes. cut into wedges; serve.
- Enjoy yourself.
Adapted from Jennifer Gilbert Makes 12 servings.