Blackout Candy Apples Recipe

Blackout Candy Apples - the perfect fall and Halloween treat! 
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 302 kcal
Author Lil' Luna


  • 8 - 10 apples
  • 8 - 10 skewers/striped straws
  • 2 1/2 cups sugar
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/2 tsp black paste food color
  • 2 drops cinnamon flavor


  1. Place parchment paper onto a cookie sheet and spray with cooking spray.

  2. Wash your apples and let dry. Recipe will make 8-10 apples depending on their size. Add your skewers and/or striped straws.
  3. Cook sugar, water and corn syrup in a pot over medium heat. Stir occasionally until sugar is dissolved and starts to boil. Cooking for 10-12 minutes or until candy thermometer reaches 300 degrees. Or you can cook until a small amount of mixture dropped into a cold cup of water separates intro hard candy.
  4. Remove from heat and stir in cinnamon flavoring and food coloring. Mix well.
  5. Dip each apple in mixture to quickly coat it and place apples on cookie sheet. Let set.
Nutrition Facts
Blackout Candy Apples Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 302
% Daily Value*
Sodium 14mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 79g 26%
Sugars 78g
Calcium 0.5%
Iron 0.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.