Candied Apples Topped With Coconut

Recipe by Rita1652
READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Remove stems from apples, wash, and towel dry.
  • Insert a wooden skewer or popsical sticks in each apple, running through the apple from stem end to base without protruding all the way through the bottom end.
  • Combine sugar, corn syrup, cinnamon candies, and water in medium to large saucepan.
  • Cook until candies dissolve, stirring constantly.
  • Be careful not to boil.
  • Add cinnamon, vanilla, and food coloring.
  • Mix thoroughly.
  • Boil mixture to 300°F using a candy thermometer without stirring for the hard crack stage, or if you like a nice so HARD to cook the candy to 245 or 250, to the firm ball stage.
  • As soon as mixture reaches 300° F.It will be very thick.
  • Remove it from heat and quickly dip each apple-one by one-into the mixture until it is thoroughly coated.
  • Dip the base end of apple into coconut to coat the bottom and place coconut side down skewer pointing up, on baking sheet until mixture hardens.
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