Toffee Candy Apples

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BECKY LUIGART-STAYNER
Recipe from Cooking Light

You'll need a candy thermometer, wooden sticks, and a heavy sacuepan for these treats.

Ingredients

  • 8 Granny Smith apples
  • 1 1/2 cups packed dark brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/3 cup dark corn syrup or molasses
  • 2 tablespoons stick margarine or butter
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar

Preparation

  1. Wash and dry apples; remove stems. Insert wooden sticks into the stem end of each apple; set aside.
  2. Line a baking sheet with foil.
  3. Combine sugar and remaining ingredients in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat; cover and cook 3 minutes. Uncover and continue cooking, without stirring, until mixture reaches 280° (about 8 minutes).
  4. Remove from heat. Quickly dip apples in sugar mixture; allow excess to drip off. Place apples, stick sides up, on prepared pan; cool completely.

December 1998

Nutritional Information

  • Calories: 301
  • Calories from fat: 10%
  • Fat: 3.3g
  • Saturated fat: 0.6g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.3g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1g
  • Protein: 0.3g
  • Carbohydrate: 71.8g
  • Fiber: 4.3g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Sodium: 66mg
  • Calcium: 46mg