Easy and super festive for Halloween, these poison apples are a fun and spooky treat everyone will love!
What is a candy apple?
Different than a caramel apple with soft caramel, these Halloween poison apples are dipped in a homemade hard candy coating. The candy coating adheres perfectly and is so shiny. For this easy Halloween poison apple recipe we color the hard candy coating jet black making a spooky treat!
While you can use any apple you like, Granny Smith is by far the best choice for making these easy Halloween poison apples. They have a firm texture, and they are tart enough to be the perfect compliment to the super sweet hard candy coating.
While it isn't totally necessary, I highly recommend making these Halloween poison apples using a candy thermometer. Making a hard candy coating can be tricky and you really know it is ready by temperature.