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How To Make Easy & Delicious Candy Apples

Prep: 25 minutes, Cooking Time: 30 minutes, Sevres: 12 Candy Apples


  • Candy thermometer
  • 12 Apples (red or green)
  • 12 Lollipop sticks
  • 3 Cups of sugar
  • 1/2 Tsp red food colouring
  • 1 Cup of water
  • 1/2 Cup light corn syrup
  • Sprinkles optional
  • Chocolate flakes optional


  1. Wash all your apples and make sure they are dry.
  2. Insert your lollipop sticks into the bottom of the apple and make sure they are firmly positioned.
  3. Set your apples on a lined baking sheet with cooking spray.
  4. In a medium sized saucepan combine your corn syrup, sugar and water on a medium heat.
  5. once combined bring it to the boil until your thermometer reaches 300 degree fahrenheit.
  6. Once the syrup has reached 300, remove the candy mixture off the heat and gently stir in your red food colouring. (add more if needed)
  7. One by one dip your apples into the syrup, swirling them to coat them evenly and allowing any excess to drip back into the pan.
  8. Once your apple is coated evenly place them back onto your baking sheet.
  9. Add your sprinkles or chocolate flakes now to the apples.
  10. Now allow them to cool until your candy is hardened.
  11. Now you can enjoy your simple homemade halloween candy apples.