Sue Lau's Note:
These have the old-fashioned red coating I used to get when I was a child. They don't have the cinnamon flavor, but a delightful candied flavor that hints of clove and apple.
My Private Note
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- 1Butter a cookie sheet and set aside.
- 2Wash and dry apples and bring to room temp.
- 3Insert a popcicle stick into the stem end of each apple.
- 4In a heavy saucepan, mix together sugar, water, corn syrup, and food coloring; bring to a boil over high heat.
- 5Cook gently without stirring until mixture reaches 290F on a candy thermometer.
- 6Stir in clove oil.
- 7Quickly dip apples into mixture, spinning around to ensure full coverage.
- 8Set on cookie sheet to cool.
- 9Pour leftover coating onto buttered baking sheet to harden into candy and break into brittle when cool; if you have lollipop sticks, pour into circles over these.
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Nutritional Facts for Candy Apples
Serving Size: 1 (2212 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 1
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 348.4
- Calories from Fat 3
- Total Fat 0.3 g
- Saturated Fat 0.0 g
- Cholesterol 0.0 mg
- Sodium 16.2 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 91.4 g
- Dietary Fiber 4.3 g
- Sugars 74.5 g
- Protein 0.4 g