5 Places to Get Candy Apples in Rhode Island
Pick your own apples and make your own at home, or try one of these hand-dipped farm favorites.
An apple a day keeps the doctor away, but what about apples coated in sweet, red-candied sugar or caramel? Your doctor (or dentist) probably doesn’t think that counts, but we do! Get your fall fix by picking your own apples and making them into this delicious autumn treat, or try one of these hand-dipped farm favorites.
Open and operating for the past 120 years, Jaswell’s Farm which is located right in the heart of Apple Valley, offers farm fresh produce, bakery items and more. Pick a bushel or two of several different types of apples, then enjoy freshly made cider doughnuts and sip apple cider. Plain red candy apples, plus a variety of gourmet candy apples covered in crushed Oreos, chopped walnuts, toasted almonds and more are available right at the farm store.
Jaswell’s Farm, 50 Swan Rd., Smithfield, 401-231-9043, jaswellsfarm.com.
This orchard is over seventeen acres large and is the site of several varieties of pick-your-own apples. The bag Pippin Orchard provides you with can hold up to twelve pounds, so stock up on the produce to make plenty of candy apples for your next Halloween party. Or, swing by the farmstead for pumpkin or apple cider doughnuts, baked goods or hand-dipped candy apples and creamy caramel apples.
Pippin Orchard, 751 Pippin Orchard Rd., Cranston, 401-943-7096, pippinorchard.com.
At Sunset Orchard, you will find a wide variety of apples to choose from, and, depending on the time you pick-your-own, different varieties will be available throughout the season. Pick your favorite kind to make homemade candy apples or grab a few of the farm’s handmade version right at the shop. Munching on chocolate and caramel covered apples, apple pies, cider doughnuts and sipping cider are also highly encouraged.
Sunset Orchard Farm, 244 Gleaner Chapel Rd., North Scituate, 401-934-1900, sunsetorchardsri.com.
This roadside farmstead specializes in a plethora of pumpkins, corn stalks and other fall decor, so you surely won’t leave empty handed in the home decor apartment, but we guess that you probably won’t walk out of there without a bundle of sweets, too. Choose from apple pie, cider doughnuts and other delicious bakery items, plus red sugar candy and caramel apples. Did we mention that Appleland also sells gourmet chocolate covered apples the size of a softball?
Appleland Orchard, 135 Smith Ave., Greenville, 401-949-3690, facebook.com/appleland-orchard.
Wright’s is the place where all of your sweet dreams can come true. Choose from a large variety of baked pastries, or seasonal fall favorites like apple dumplings, deep dish apple crisp, apple cider muffins, caramel apple cupcakes, and of course, candy and gourmet caramel-covered apples. We’ll take one of everything, please!
Wright’s Dairy Farm and Bakery, 200 Woonsocket Hill Rd., North Smithfield, 401-767-3014, wrightsdairyfarm.com.
We have included a simple candy apple recipe below for you to make your very own fall favorite treat. The sugar glaze shattering between your teeth and the crunching of the crisp, juicy apple will make it nearly impossible to only have one. Click here for the recipe.