4 cups granulated sugar
1 cup butter
1/4 cup white vinegar
1/4 cup boiling water
1 tsp cinnamon
1 teaspoon red food coloring
1.Combine sugar,cinnamon,food coloring, butter, vinegar, boiling water and in large pot.
2.Heat over low heat until sugar dissolves. Increase heat to medium high, boil, without stirring for 10 minutes.or until mixture reaches 300* on candy thermometer.
3.Remove from heat, let sit until bubbles subside.
4.Pierce apples with sticks, dip into mixture, swirl to coat, dip into ice water to harden candy coating.
5.Place on lightly buttered pan until set.