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Cinnamon Apples

 Cinnamon Apples
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
6 ServingsPrep: 20 min. + chilling

Ingredients

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

Directions

  • 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.
  • 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.