Carnival Candy Apples

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MaryJane Kent

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@MaryJaneDinsmoreKent

Please 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!

Blue Ribbon Recipe

These apples are just like the ones you had at a carnival as a kid. The hard candy coating is sweet with a slight cinnamon flavor. Super easy to make, these would be great to have at a kids party or for Halloween. We loved these with a crisp red apple, but have fun experimenting with different types of apples.

Tip: Use a candy thermometer to make sure you've cooked the coating to the hard crack stage. Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
15
Prep:
30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 2 c
    white sugar
  • 1/2 c
    white corn syrup
  • 1/2 c
    water
  • 1 tsp
    butter
  • 1/2 tsp
    cinnamon oil, at most
  • 1 tsp
    red food coloring
  • 15 small
    apples
  • 15
    popsicle sticks

How to Make Carnival Candy Apples

Step-by-Step

  1. Remove stems from apples.
  2. Wash and dry apples.
  3. Place a popsicle stick in each apple, set aside.
  4. Cook sugar, corn syrup, water, butter, cinnamon oil and red food coloring to hard crack stage.
  5. Roll apples in syrup.
  6. Set on greased foil to cool.

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About Carnival Candy Apples

Course/Dish: Candies Other Snacks
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: For Kids



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