candied lady apples
1 cup water
2/3 cup light corn syrup
1/2 teaspoon each: red food coloring,groung cinnamon
18 lady apples
18 wooden craft sticks
combine sugar,water and corn syrup in a heavy saucepan.
cook over medium heat until sugar dissolves.
increase heat to high; heat to boiling.
cook without stirring, until candy themometer registers 300 degrees, or hard crack stage, about 20 mins.
remove from heat let stand 1 minute.
stir in food coloring and cinnamon.
Push sticks into bottom of apples.
carefully dip apples into hot syrup to completely coat.
cool on wax paper, stick side up at least 20 minutes.