Candied Apples

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Red Candied Apples

Red, sticky and a super fall treat,these candied apples are as much fun to make as they are to eat.

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  • 15Servings


  • 15 apples
  • 2 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 1/2 cup water
  • 8 drops red food coloring


  1. Line two cookie sheets with foil, and coat with cooking spray. Insert 1 (6-inch) craft stick into stem end of each apple.
  2. Combine sugar, corn syrup and water in a medium heavy saucepan over medium-high heat. Cook until sugar dissolves, stirring occasionally.
  3. Cook, without stirring, until a candy thermometer registers 300 degrees F (about 8 minutes) or until a small amount of syrup dropped into cold water forms hard, brittle threads. Remove from heat and stir in food coloring.
  4. Working with 1 apple at a time, holding apple by its stick, dip in syrup, tilting pan to cover apple. Turn apple quickly to coat evenly with syrup; let excess syrup drip back into pan.
  5. Place apple, stick side up, on prepared cookie sheet to harden (about 5 minutes).