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Best Candy Apple

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My friend’s daughter Yenene likes this Best Candy Apple recipe. Though she is 15 years old, but she has mastered the cooking technique of this dish. Whenever there is a gathering of my family and my friends, she definitely cooks this candy. Our children also enjoy this dish. You should try this Best Candy Apple recipe.
  Apples 4 Small
  Wooden sticks 4
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Light corn syrup 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Red hot candies 1⁄8 Cup (2 tbs)
  Red food coloring 1⁄4 Teaspoon

Step1- Wash and thoroughly dry apples. Insert wooden stick part of the way through stem end of each apple.
Step2- Grease large cookie sheet; set aside.

Step3- In medium saucepan over medium heat, bring remaining ingredients and 1 cup water to boiling, stirring until sugar and candy are dissolved.

Step4- Set candy thermometer in place and continue cooking, without stirring, until temperature reaches 250 degrees fareinhite or until a small amount of mixture dropped into cold water separates into thin, hard threads--about 25 minutes.

Step5- Immediately remove syrup from heat and dip apples. Tip saucepan and swirl each apple in mixture to coat evenly; lift out apple and swirl over saucepan a few more seconds to catch drip. Place apples on greased cookie sheet to cool.

Step6- Work quickly before syrup hardens. If it does harden, place over low heat to soften.

Step7- Cool at least 1 hour before serving.

Step8- Yield: 4 candy apples.

Recipe Summary

Holiday, Kids
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
75 Minutes
Ready In: 
85 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 659 Calories from Fat 4

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.43 g0.65%

Saturated Fat 0.06 g0.28%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 28.4 mg1.2%

Total Carbohydrates 173 g57.7%

Dietary Fiber 4.8 g19.2%

Sugars 142.4 g

Protein 0.52 g1%

Vitamin A 2.2% Vitamin C 15.3%

Calcium 1.9% Iron 1.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Best Candy Apple Recipe