- 6 medium tart apples
- 2 cups water
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 cup red-hot candies
- Fresh mint, optional
- Peel apples and cut in half lengthwise; remove cores. In a large saucepan over medium heat, bring the water, sugar and candies to a boil, stirring constantly until sugar and candies are dissolved. Reduce heat; carefully add apples. Cook, uncovered, until apples are tender, about 8 minutes.
- With a slotted spoon, transfer apples to a serving dish; pour syrup over apples. Serve warm or chilled. Garnish with mint if desired. Yield: 6 servings.
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"I love this recipe! At Christmas my grandma would be frisked at the door for her "rose apples" as she called them. One year she forgot to bring them (she left them at home) and we teased her that all she would get for Christmas was a chunk of coal."
"I too was brought up eating these for Christmas & am glad I found this nostalgic recipe! Nice side dish!"