Anise Candy

Nancy Altshue

By
@njalt

Everyone loves this candy and it's so easy to make. I make several flavors every year for Christmas.


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Serves:

Makes 18" X 12" pan

Cook:

20 Min

Ingredients

3 c
sugar
1/2 c
water
1 c
white syrup
3 Tbsp
vinegar
1 tsp
oil of anise, or desired flavor
1/2 Tbsp
red food coloring, or desired color
powdered sugar if desired

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Boil sugar, syrup, water and vinegar to hard crack stage (300 degrees on a candy thermometer). Don't Stir!!
2
Remove froom fire and stir in oil flavoring and food coloring. This will smoke but it's O.K.
3
Pour into a shallow, lightly greased 18 X 12 inch pan.
4
When it starts to set make marks to cut into small squares about 1 inch.
5
Let harden at room temperature.
6
Break into pieces by hand. A kitchen table knife will help break up the larger pieces. Put into an air-tight container. This does not get sticky when cracked and cooled properly.
7
May dust with powdered sugar if desired.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies