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Cinnamon Poached Apples

 Cinnamon Poached Apples
For a lighter holiday dessert, try these spicy and sweet apples. They’re refreshing served chilled, but my family also likes them served warm.
6 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Cook: 25 min.


  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/4 cup red-hot candies
  • 6 small tart apples, peeled and cored


  • In a large saucepan, bring the sugar, water and red-hots to a boil.
  • Cook and stir until red-hots are dissolved, about 5 minutes. Reduce
  • heat; carefully add apples. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes or just
  • until apples are tender, turning once.
  • With a slotted spoon, remove apples to a large bowl. Bring syrup to a
  • boil; cook, uncovered, until reduced to about 1-1/2 cups. Cool. Pour
  • syrup over apples; cover and refrigerate until serving. Yield: 6
  • servings.