Mummy Head Candy Apples

Treat these mummy-shaped candy apples– perfect “Scary” dessert for Halloween that’s ready in 25 minutes!

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 4
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

8
small apples
8
craft sticks (flat wooden sticks with round ends)
2 1/2
cups white candy melts or coating wafers (14 oz), chopped
Black paste icing color (not liquid food color)

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Steps

  • 1 Wash and dry apples; remove stem and blossom ends. Insert wooden stick into stem end of each apple.
  • 2 In medium microwavable bowl, microwave candy melts uncovered on High 45 seconds or until melted; stir until smooth.
  • 3 Dip each apple in melted coating, turning and spreading to coat. Let stand on waxed paper until firm. With fork, drizzle remaining melted coating (reheat if necessary) across coated apples in zigzag fashion to look like mummies. With black paste icing, pipe eyes on each apple. Let stand until set.
  • 1 Wash and dry apples; remove stem and blossom ends. Insert wooden stick into stem end of each apple.
  • 2 In medium microwavable bowl, microwave candy melts uncovered on High 45 seconds or until melted; stir until smooth.
  • 3 Dip each apple in melted coating, turning and spreading to coat. Let stand on waxed paper until firm. With fork, drizzle remaining melted coating (reheat if necessary) across coated apples in zigzag fashion to look like mummies. With black paste icing, pipe eyes on each apple. Let stand until set.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Use orange candy melts to make pumpkin heads. Follow the same procedure, painting pumpkin faces with black icing.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
313
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
14%
(Saturated Fat
12g,
12%
),
Sodium
55mg
55%;
Total Carbohydrate
52g
52%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.