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Halloween Candy Apples Recipe

Lil' Luna
Dark coated Blackout Candy Apples are the perfect fall and Halloween treat. They come together in only 15 minutes!!
5 from 5 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 8
Calories 302 kcal


  • 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


  • Place parchment paper onto a cookie sheet and spray with cooking spray.
  • Wash your apples and let dry. Recipe will make 8-10 apples depending on their size. Add your skewers and/or striped straws.
  • 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.
  • Remove from heat and stir in cinnamon flavoring and food coloring. Mix well.
  • Dip each apple in mixture to quickly coat it and place apples on cookie sheet. Let set.


Calories: 302kcalCarbohydrates: 79gSodium: 14mgSugar: 78gCalcium: 5mg
Keyword Blackout Candy Apples
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