Candy Apples

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 30 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 20 min
  • Yield: 6 apples
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1 (14-ounce) package strawberry glaze

1 1/2 cups corn syrup

1 (3-ounce) box cherry gelatin dessert mix

1/2 cup hot water

6 Granny Smith apples, washed and dried

6 wooden candy apple sticks

1 cup chopped nuts


  1. In a saucepan over medium-low heat, combine glaze and corn syrup. Simmer for 20 minutes.
  2. Dilute gelatin mix in hot water and pour in saucepan with glaze. Stir and continue to cook until temperature on a candy thermometer is between 180 and 200 degrees F.
  3. Shove wooden candy sticks into bottom of apples, far enough to secure inside. Dip each apple in syrup and turn until completely coated. Immediately roll bottom half of apples in nuts. When cool arrange on parchment-lined tray.