This is a great gift idea for holiday seasons. Wickedly indulgent delight candy apples to tempt everyone. Brings out the child in you while decorating your apples.
6 green or red apples
6 wooden sticks
2 cups sugar
1 1/2 cups corn syrup
1 cup water
1 teaspoon cinnamon powder (optional)
5-6 drops of red food coloring (optional)
rainbow candy sprinkle
chocolate coated candy
* Wash and pat dry apples. Remove stems. Insert wooden sticks.
* In a saucepan, mix sugar, corn syrup, water, cinnamon, and food coloring (if desired). Bring to a boil, stirring at regular intervals. Remove from heat. Let it cool for about 3-5 minutes.
* Dip each apple in candy rotating to coat fully. Drain excess candy.
* Place on a tray with parchment paper and decorate with chocolate sprinkle, candy sprinkle, or chocolate coated candy, if desired. Let candy harden.