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Toffee Candy Apples

BECKY LUIGART-STAYNER
Yield 8 servings
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

Nutrition Information

  • calories 301
  • caloriesfromfat 10 %
  • fat 3.3 g
  • satfat 0.6 g
  • monofat 1.3 g
  • polyfat 1 g
  • protein 0.3 g
  • carbohydrate 71.8 g
  • fiber 4.3 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 1 mg
  • sodium 66 mg
  • calcium 46 mg

How to Make It

  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.