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Cinnamon Apples Recipe

Cinnamon Apples Recipe

Teenagers will have fun melting the red cinnamon candies that give bright color to these tender apples. "Serve this a salad or a side dish to accompany pork." —Alma Dinsmore of Lebanon, Indiana
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling YIELD:6 servings


  • 2 cups water
  • 3/4 cup red-hot candies
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 6 medium tart apples, peeled and quartered


  • 1. In a large saucepan, bring the water, candies and sugar to a boil over medium heat; boil and stir until candies and sugar are dissolved.
  • 2. Reduce heat; carefully add apples. Cook, uncovered, until apples are tender. Cool slightly. With a slotted spoon, transfer apples to a serving dish; pour sugar syrup over apples. Cool slightly. Cover and refrigerate for at least 3 hours. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 209 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 4 mg sodium, 51 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, trace protein.