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Really Sticky Candy with Applesauce

My really sticky candy with applesauce is like no other candy I've encountered before - which isn't necessarily a good thing. It's REALLY STICKY.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 32 servings
Calories: 50kcal
Author: Stefani


  • 1 C granulated white sugar
  • 1/2 C packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 C heavy cream
  • 8 oz applesauce
  • 1 T butter
  • 1 t pure vanilla extract


  • Place white sugar, brown sugar, heavy cream, and applesauce in a heavy saucepan.
  • Stir and bring to a gentle boil.
  • Cook, without stirring, until the temperature reaches 242 F on a candy thermometer.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Stir in butter and vanilla.
  • Beat until creamy and thick.
  • Drop by the teaspoonful onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • Let cool.
  • Refrigerate right on the baking sheet.
  • Once they are cold, you can pull them off the sheet and store them in a different container in the refrigerator or use them in cupcakes!


Calories: 50kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 3mg | Sodium: 5mg | Potassium: 11mg | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 40IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 4mg