2 cups sugar
1/4 cup light corn syrup
1/2 cup heavy cream
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
6 medium very crisp apples (such as Honeycrisp, Red Delicious, Pink Lady or Granny Smith), well washed and dried
Nonstick cooking spray, for the parchment
To add toppings, dip apples in mini chocolate candies, shredded coconut, crushed cookies or chopped nuts immediately after coating with caramel.