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Candy Apple Recipe

Author Jen


  • 6 Organic Apples
  • 6 Wooden Skewers Lollipop or Popsicle sticks
  • 2 Cups White Sugar
  • 1/4 Cup Light Corn Syrup
  • 1 Cup Water
  • Red Food Coloring


  • If you don't buy organic apples, you will need to remove the wax to allow candy to stick.
  • To remove wax, boil 6 cups water with 1 teaspoon or vinegar. Remove from heat. Dip apple in water and dry completely.
  • Line a cookie sheet with paprchment paper and spray with non stick spray.
  • Wash and thoroughly dry the apples.
  • Insert the sticks in the apples.
  • Heat sugar, corn syrup and water over medium heat.
  • Cook until a candy thermometer reaches 300 (hard crack).
  • Remove from the heat and stir in the optional food coloring (watch out for splashing).
  • Carefully dip each apple into the candy mixture, twirling to completely cover.
  • Allow excess to drip back into pan.
  • Place on prepared sheet and allow them to harden.