Maleficent Candy Apples

 

Today I made Disney Parks inspired Chocolate Dipped Maleficent Candy Apples!

Yield: makes 3 apples

 

Things you'll need

Ingredients
  • 3 granny smith apples
  • 11 oz. caramels
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 5 cup rice krispies
  • 10 oz. mini marshmallows
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • Candy melts: black, green
  • Buttercream icing
  • Purple food coloring
  • Purple sugar sprinkles
Equipment
  • Apple sticks
  • Squeeze bottle
  • Parchment paper
  • Saucepan
  • Nonstick spray
  • Mustache cookie cutter

Let's get started!

Make the Caramel apples

  1. Wash and dry the apples thoroughly.
  2. Take the wooden sticks and place it right in the middle of the apple.
  3. Spray a piece on parchment paper with the nonstick spray.
  4. In a medium saucepan, add the caramels and water.
  5. Place it over low heat and mix continuously until melted.
  6. Dip the apples in the caramel and cover it completely, let the excess drip off and place it on the grease parchment paper.
  7. Place it in the fridge for 30 minutes to chill.

Make the rice krispies

  1. Place the butter in a saucepan and melt over low heat.
  2. Add the marshmallows and stir until melted.
  3. Add the rice krispies cereal and mix until well combined.
  4. Press down on a flat surface, about 1 inch thick.

Time to decorate!

  1. Using the cookie cutter, cut out shape from the rice krispies.
  2. Remove an inch off the middle of the shape for the horns. 
  3. Place the black candy melts in a large bowl and melt.
  4. Dip the ends of the rice krispies and stick it on each side.
  5. Dip the entire apple into the black candy melts, let the excess drip off. Let it sit for 10 minutes.
  6. Melt the green candy melts in a green squeeze bottle.
  7. Draw a heart on the front of the apple then fill it in.
  8. Add more detail by drawing an outline on the face using black candy melts.
  9. Tint the buttercream purple.
  10. Add two horizontal lines on the horns and one on the forehand.
  11. Sprinkle the purple sanding sugar on top.

 

 

Written By Rosanna Pansino

Rosanna Pansino Merch