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Candied Apples

  • 8 apples
  • 3 cups white sugar
  • 1/2 cup white corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 8 cinnamon red hot candies
  • 1 teaspoon red food coloring


Insert a wooden craft stick into the bottom of each apple. Butter a baking sheet and set aside. Combine sugar, corn syrup and water in a heavy saucepan over medium heat. Heat, without stirring, to 270 to 290 degrees F (132 to 143 degrees C), or until a small amount of syrup dropped into cold water forms hard but pliable threads. Remove from heat and stir in candies and food coloring until just mixed. Holding each apple by its stick, quickly twirl in syrup, tilting pan to cover apple. Lift out of syrup, turning to allow drips to adhere to apple. Place apples on prepared baking sheet to cool completely.

By Kathy

Quick Candied Apples


  • 1 pkg. cinnamon hot candy*
  • 1 cup water
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 6 medium apples (Winesap or Jonathan)


Heat in skillet or heavy saucepan, water, sugar and candy; cook until all candy has melted. Halve and core apples. Add to syrup and cook slowly for 15 minutes. Put apples in ovenproof pan. Pour syrup over and finish cooking until waxy, about 20 minutes in 375 degree oven. Add water if apples aren't done and need to be cooked longer.

*recipe doesn't say what kinds of candy, but I imagine it's RedHots or Cinnamon Imperials. My aunt has a recipe similar to this that she uses RedHots in. She says this is a great dish for potlucks.

By Terri


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