Unprocessed caramel apples

Tried these off the October Unprocessed posting for today. It works very well.

Unprocessed Caramel Apples

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  • Yield: 6-8
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Recipe type: dessert


  • 1/2 lb pitted dates
  • 1/2 cup whole milk or half and half
  • 1/2 TBSP vanilla extract
  • apples
  • chopped peanuts


  1. Mix the dates in the milk and vanilla. Heat the mixture in a microwave for about 90 seconds, to soften. Let the dates hydrate for 30 minutes or so. Puree in a food processor until smooth.
  2. Slice apples and serve with date puree and chopped peanuts for dipping.

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