Taffy apples

Yield: 6 servings

Measure Ingredient
2 cups White sugar
2 cups Light corn syrup
⅓ cup Cinnamon candies (hearts)
1 cup Cold water
½ teaspoon Red food coloring
½ teaspoon Cinnamon
6 mediums Red apples
6 eaches Sticks

(Use ripe, red eating apples, such as McIntosh or Delicious.) Im heavy saucpan, combine sugar, corn syrup and cinnamon candies with 1 cup cold water. Cook over medium heat until sugar and cadies are dissolved, but do not boil. Add the food coloring and the cinnamon and bring up to boil. Boil until it reaches 300F on a candy thermometer. Meanwhile, wash and dry apples, remove stem and insert wooden sticks firmly enough into the apple that you can hold them firmly. Remove syrup from heat when it reaches 300 and dip each apple into syrup. Swirl to coat apple. Place coated apples onto greased cookie sheets to cool and harden. Let stand at room temperature until ready to serve. Makes 6 taffy apples. Origin: Sharon's Recipe files. Shared by: Sharon Stevens, Jan/95.

Submitted By SHARON STEVENS On 01-24-95

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