Candy Apples

2 c. sugar
1 c. water
1/4 tsp. cream of tartar
Red food coloring
Candy thermometer
Apples
Skewers or popsicle sticks
Mix all ingredients in saucepan. Put on high heat with candy thermometer positioned in center of fluid level. While it is boiling, wash and dry your apples and spear with the sticks. Boil mixture until reaches hard crack (300 degrees), then immediately add red food coloring and stir, then immediately dip the apples and set on a greased cookie sheet. Each batch candies approximately 1 dozen medium apples.

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