MaryJane's StoryPlease note that cinnamon oil is not an essential ingredient, it's up to you whether you use it or not. If you do use it, the 1/2 tsp of cinnamon oil is a maximum amount that you will want to use. This is cinnamon oil, not just cinnamon flavoring.
Older children will enjoy helping with these, but be careful, the candy mixture is very hot!
white corn syrup
cinnamon oil, at most
red food coloring
1Remove stems from apples.
2Wash and dry apples.
3Place a popsicle stick in each apple, set aside.
4Cook sugar, corn syrup, water, butter, cinnamon oil and red food coloring to hard crack stage.
5Roll apples in syrup, set on greased foil to cool.