Bloody Good Candy Apples How To

Blood icing = terrifying candy apples!

Dip apples in black Candy Melt then create a chilling (and realistic) effect with "blood" drips made from shiny red icing gel. Sink your fangs into this to-die-for Candy Apples How-To for the tutorial. Show them off on a silver tray with a couple of scary skulls nearby.

Bloody Good Candy Apples



  • Apples, washed and dried
  • Black Candy Melts® Candy
  • Red Candy Melts® Candy
  • Red Sparkle Gel


  • 8 in. Lollipop Sticks
  • Microwave-safe bowls
  • Parchment Paper
  • Cookie Sheet
  • 12 in. Disposable Decorating Bags
Insert Stick

1) Insert Stick

Insert lollipop stick in apple.

Decorate Blood

2) Decorate Blood

Melt black Candy Melts(R) candy in microwave-safe bowl according to package directions. Dip apple in melted black candy. Tap gently against side of container to smooth and remove excess candy. Place apple on parchment paper-covered cookie sheet. Chill until firm, about 10 to 15 minutes.

Decorate Blood

3) Decorate Blood

Melt red Candy Melts candy in disposable decorating bag according to package directions. Cut small point off of disposable decorating bag. Use melted red candy to pipe dripping blood effect. Chill until firm, about 3 to 5 minutes.

Add Sparkle Gel

4) Add Sparkle Gel

Pipe Sparkle Gel over red candy for a terrifying effect!

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