AMHERST, Mass. (Mass Appeal) - Atkins Farms makes delicious candy covered apples - with their own orchard grown apples. They are hand dipped with either caramel or fudge and garnished with your favorite candy treats.
Atkins Farm is a great way to celebrate fall is to take an afternoon and shop around for pumpkins. Scarecrow workshops are taking place on weekends-where you can build your own lifesize scarecrow.
1150 West Street
Amherst, Ma 01002
Making Caramel Apples:
1(14 oz.) pkg. Caramels
5 – 6 Medium Atkins Farms McIntosh Apples
2 Tbsp. water
Microwave: Wash apples and dry thoroughly. Unwrap and place caramels and water in small, deep microwaveable glass bowl. Microwave at full power about 3 minutes*, stirring once or twice, until mixture is smooth.
Stove Top: Wash and dry apples thoroughly. Unwrap and place caramels in a small, heavy saucepan over low heat, melt caramels with water, stirring frequently, until mixture is smooth.
Insert wooden stick into stem end of each apple. Place each apple into bowl, spooning mixture over apple until it is completely coated, and remove from bowl, scraping excess coating from bottom of apple. Place apples on greased waxed paper and chill until set.