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Candied Apples

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Ingredients
  Red apples 8 Medium, washed and dried
  Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Light corn syrup 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Red cinnamon candies 1 3⁄4 Ounce (1/4 Cup / 1 Bottle)
  Red food coloring 10 Drop
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Lightly grease a baking tray and leave aside.
2) Remove stems of the apples and insert skewers into stem ends.

MAKING
3) In a saucepan, mix together sugar, corn syrup and water.
4) Simmer, stirring constantly, until mixture boils and sugar is dissolved.
5) Allow cook, without stirring, until temperature reaches 250°F or until a teaspoonful of syrup forms a hard ball when dropped in cold water.
6) Stir in cinnamon candies and continue cooking until the temperature reaches 285° or until a teaspoonful of syrup forms a hard threads when dropped in cold water.
7) Take the pan off the heat and stir in red food coloring, if desired.
8) Spin the apple in the sugar mixture, holding each one by its skewer, tilting pan to cover apple with syrup.

FINALIZING
9) Take the apple out from the syrup.
10) Allow excess to drip off, then twirl to spread syrup smoothly over apple.
11) Arrange on baking sheet to cool and store in cool place.

SERVING
12) Slice the apples in wedges and serve with a scoop of vanilla ice-cream if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
Continental
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Candy
Occasion: 
Thanksgiving
Ingredient: 
Apple
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes

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