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"Poison" Candy Apples

Frankie Celenza

Combine your trick and your treat this Halloween with an activated charcoal candy-coated "poison" apple.

Recipe

Servings: 6 to 8

Ingredients

  • Nonstick spray
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup corn syrup
  • 2 tablespoons edible activated charcoal
  • Black food coloring
  • 6 to 8 apples
  • Sprinkles, for decorating (optional)

Let's get Cooking...

  1. Prepare a sheet tray with parchment paper and coat with nonstick spray.
  2. In a saucepan over medium-high heat, add water, sugar, corn syrup, charcoal and food coloring (if needed). Bring to a boil and simmer until sugar reaches hard-crack stage, 300 degrees.
  3. Insert a popsicle stick into each apple. When sugar is done, quickly dip each apple to coat. Decorate with sprinkles (optional), and place on prepared sheet tray to set.