Total Time
Prep 0 mins
Cook 0 mins

This is an adopted recipe. It is taken from RecipeSource and Pennsylvania Dutch Cook Book - Fine Old Recipes, Culinary Arts Press, 1936.


  1. Wash and dry apples.
  2. Remove stems and replace with stick stuck halfway into apple.
  3. Comvbine corn syrup, sugar, and water in deep saucepan.
  4. Stir and cook over medium heat until thoroughly disolved and mixture boils.
  5. Then cook, without stirring. to soft crack stage (a small amt of the mixture separates into threads which are hard but not brittle when dropped in cold water; or candy thermometer registers 280 deg F.) Remove from heat; add extract and stir only enough to mix.
  6. Place pan over boiling water to keep syrup from thickening.
  7. Then, dip apples and wind in a circular motion until thoroughly covered with syrup.
  8. Place on buttered pan with sticks upright and cool.