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Where to buy caramel apples

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pwu_88 Dec 15, 2008 07:46 PM

I wanted to buy a friend a caramel apple - does anyone know of where I can buy one? I saw one in the Williams-Sonoma catalog, but it is only for mail order.

Thanks!

  1. rworange Dec 15, 2008 08:15 PM

    Charles Chocolates makes those caramel apples for Williams Sonoma. Sometimes they carry them in the shop I think. You might give them a call. They are in Emeryville. How far will you travel? I know a source in Napa.

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    1. re: rworange
      Windy Dec 15, 2008 08:59 PM

      They did look fantastic when I was at Charles', but I'm not sure they sell them at the outlet. They're just there to torture you.

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      jsaimd Dec 15, 2008 08:19 PM

      Its a chain, but Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory is the most prolific caramel apple distributor. I am sure there are some outposts in the area.

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      1. re: jsaimd
        rworange Dec 15, 2008 09:52 PM

        Thanks for reminding me. There is one in Fisherman's Wharf. Nearby on Pier 39 Fudge House has caramel apples also. I have read that while Fudge House has more varieties, the apple itself is tastier at Rocky Mountain.

      2. wolfe Dec 16, 2008 06:25 AM

        Grand Avenue Chocolate, home of the humongous caramel, chocolate, nutty Fuji apple has reopened as Rachel Dunn Chocolate in Concord.
        http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/4696...
        Thank you wongc.

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        1. re: wolfe
          wolfe Dec 17, 2008 06:15 PM

          Here is a picture. When the season is the large apple weights about 3 pounds and will serve 8 or more.
          Rachel Dunn Chocolate.
          http://www.amazon.com/Grand-Avenue-Ch...

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