- 2 cups sugar
- 1 cup water
- 1⁄4 teaspoon cream of tartar
- - red food coloring
- - apple
- Mix 1st 3 ingredients in saucepan.
- Put on high heat with candy thermometer positioned in center of fluid level.
- While it is boiling, thoroughly wash and dry your apples, and spear with the sticks.
- Boil mixture until reaches hard crack (300ºF), then immediately add red food coloring and stir.
- Quickly immediately dip the apples, twisting to cover, and set on a greased cookie sheet.