Wednesday, August 1, 2007

Old Tyme Taffy Apples

Everybody likes Candied Apples, and Golden Delicious apples are used in this particular recipe.

4-6 small Golden Delicious Apples
Wooden Skewers
1 1/2 cups chopped walnuts
1 cup granulated sugar
3/4 cup hot water
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 tbsp butter for (buttering paper)

Prepare the apples for dipping by sticking wood skewer into stem of each. Place the walnuts in a shallow bowl. Have ready a large piece of waxed paper, aluminum foil to dry finished apples.
In a large saucepan heat the sugar until melted and turns golden brown, stirring constantly to avoid burning. Slowly add the water, avoid spattering and stir until mixture is smooth. Stir in the brown sugar and cook until mixture forms a soft ball, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and dip apples in syrup, covering completely and roll bottom of apples in the walnuts. Place on the waxed paper or foil to dry.

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