Red Cinnamon Apples

INGREDIENTS

1 cup water
1/2 cup corn syrup
2 cups sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon flavoring
1 teaspoon red coloring
1 dozen wooden craft sticks
1 dozen small firm apples

INSTRUCTIONS

Boil water, syrup and sugar together until a brown caramel color is reached (about 250 degrees on a candy thermometer). Remove from the heat and add cinnamon and red coloring. Cool slightly. Meeanwhile force a stick into the core of each apple. Dip the apples 1 at a time into the heavy syrup, drain well and place on a buttered baking sheet to cool.