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Want Some Apple Cider Caramels?

It's that time of year when we are look forward to beautiful fall color.  Time for soups, casseroles and baking.  I have been wanting to make these lovely caramels for awhile now.

These are creamy and chewy treats that  will melt in your mouth.  They are different because of the added cider, cinnamon, allspice and cloves.
They will make lovely gifts or party favors.  I can see different possibilities...dipping them in chocolate  or ?

I wrapped them individually in parchment paper.

 Source:  Food and Wine

We bought this cute owl when we did our shopping at Pier1 recently.  Again, my husband picked it out.

Here's part of the slab of caramel before cutting.  I used a 13x9 baking pan.

Also, I am pleased to say, I am getting back into clogging again.  It's been awhile, so I have to get my feet dancing around again.
I am also going to a day of clogging at the Harvest Stomp next month with some friends.

Have a terrific week.  If you missed my  Wild Animal Tablescape, you can see it here.
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  1. Those caramels look soooo good. And the owl is delightful. Good job!

  2. Yummmmmy! Those caramels look and sound delicious! I love what you've done with your blog since my last visit!! Bery nice...


  3. I love caramel! These look very tasty! I have been in a baking mood lately. I may have to try these. :)

  4. Hello from Spain: very tasty. Nice pics. Keep in touch

  5. Oh Linda those look to good! Love the owl- Pier 1 has such cute stuff this year!

  6. Good Grief these look good & it is only 8 am here... I want one!! It is the perfect time of year for such a tasty treat. Thanks for sharing the recipe, Linda.
    Love that gorgeous tray you have them displayed upon & I love your cute little owl too.

  7. Oh dear me Linda, do those caramels ever sound like a perfect Fall treat! Your hubby sure knows how to pick out cute decor! I love the darling owl watching over the caramels.

  8. Hi Linda, what a great recipe and they look so nice on your new tray. What a special treat for fall. Love the cute owl too. He looks right at home on your table.
    Have a great day.

  9. Hmmmmm, delish! They look pretty too and would be great as gifts. Thanks for sharing!


  10. Like caramel apples in candy form? Yum!

  11. Oh you brought back memories..my mom made" de la tire Ste-Catherine.."every yr.. and it was all wrapped up like you did yours..except in wax paper..this is 50 yrs ago:)
    But you just struck a chord:)

  12. They look really yummy, Linda. I love caramels....Christine

  13. So glad to hear you are clogging again, Linda! These look absolutely delicious and I love the addition of cider and cinnamon. Looks like hubby is helping a lot these days with decorations, lol. Lots of love to you, Wonder Woman. xoxo

  14. Good evening BEAUTIFUL! I loved watching you one day as I clicked on your clogging video; you are just beautiful and graceful!

    OK, these caramels have made it official. IT'S FALL! How delicious they sound, Linda!

    Enjoy your evening my friend. Anita

  15. Hi Linda! I just came back to thank you for coming over and I got sidetracked and watched some of your clogging videos!!!! What fun!

  16. I bet those caramels are delicious! I'm glad you shared the recipe.

    That owl sure is cute! Glad to hear you're clogging again!

  17. Hi Linda,

    Your apple cider caramels look delicious! Cozy, autumnal colours both in the adorable owl and the caramel, itself, provide autumnal ambiance. Thanks so much for sharing; will definitely try this treat!


  18. Awesome.
    I would never try my hand with caramels... seems like a out-of-this-world thing but you make it sound easy and can do.
    I'll give it a try.
    Autumn suits your kitchen and the owl is too adorable.
    Enjoy Autumn and so happy to have you back into clogging. You always look so happy and joyful that it will help you and others to fully jump the happy (forever) wagon.

  19. Oh, how yummy those caramels must be! What a wonderful fall treat. Must check out your clogging video. How fun that must be!

  20. WE always make licorice caramels this time of year. Looks like we need to try these too. They sound wonderful with all of the fun fall flavors included.

  21. Linda, the caramels look scrumptious. I might not resist making a batch. Glad you are feeling well again and getting back to the clogging. I know you must have missed it..Happy Wednesday..Judy

  22. Hellllo to my sweet, sweet friend!
    Your blog looks amazing!!! I have been away for several months and am just getting around to posting and exploring again. Your carmels look delish...I will be pinning them for future reference and to share your recipe. I trust that you have been doing well and keeping busy.

  23. Linda, they look delicious! My favorite! :)

  24. Now there's a taste of autumn! Your caramels look so yummy. Will want to be trying those!

  25. Fabulous idea your caramels. I have never made them and they really look tempting! I would love to try them.
    I love your owl. I have one too very similar to that but it is quite old and dusty now!

  26. I just love your special Owl, cutest ever. Now how did you know that I would just love your Apple Cider Caramels, I can almost taste one of those little treats right now. Hope you are having a fantastic weekend and thanks so much for sharing this awesome post with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

  27. THANK you for the recipe!!! I am SO going to make these!!! What a difference a year makes! I am so happy you are CLOGGING away!!!! I am no dancer but I love to watch! It is an art!

  28. Your husband has a good eye! Those owls are definitely cute and an improvement over the owls Pier 1 offered last year. I liked those from last year, but I like it that this year's have a little color goin' on!

    You are a wiz in the kitchen!!! HOMEMADE caramels?!????!??!! I bow to you!!!

  29. I might make these caramels for our Halloween party. They sound so yummy! I was recently thinking of you and wondering if you would be clogging again. I went to the Stokes Stomp when visiting North Carolina many years ago. I didn't even know what stomping was ;o) Love the owl.

  30. MMMM, YUM!!!!!!!! I would love one (or 10) but won't make them. TRYING to be good:):)


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