Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 10 mins

These make a beautiful presentation if you peel carefully. Serve whole, or in slices as a garnish for baked ham or over vanilla ice cream. From Good Housekeeping.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 large apples, peeled and cored (Golden Delicous or Gala)
  • 13 cup water
  • 14 cup small red cinnamon candies (Red Hots)
  • 1 tablespoon margarine or 1 tablespoon butter
  • mint leaf (to garnish) (optional)


  1. In 4qt saucepan, heat apples, water, candies and margarine to boiling, then reduce heat to medium.
  2. Cover and cook 8-10 minutes or until apples are tender, turning apples occasionally and spooning syrup over apples to coat.
  3. To serve, place apple on dish, spoon syrup over and around and if desired, insert a mint leaf into stem end for garnish.

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