HARD TAC CANDY

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Cooking Method: Stove Top

Ingredients

3 1/2 c sugar
1 c light corn syrup
1 c water
1/4-1/2 tsp peppermint oil
1 tsp green food coloring

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Christopher Hile Recipe
Lightly Salted
Defiance, OH (pop. 16,494)
chrishile
Member Since Nov 2011
Christopher's notes for this recipe:
This is my Dad's recipe he showed me how to make it and it has been a family tradition to make the candy every year. It is a very good candy for the holidays.
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Directions

1
in a large heavy sauce pan combine sugar, corn syrup, and water. Cook on medium high heat until candy thermometer reads 300 degrees(hard crack stage) stirring occasionally.
2
Remove from heat stir in oil and food coloring keeping face away from mixture as odor is very strong. Immediediately pour onto an oil cookie sheet or i use a wax paper covered cookie sheet.
3
Cool completely and break into pieces dust with powdered sugar and enjoy. Store in airtight containers.

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user Angela Gray angiemath - Dec 8, 2011
I shared a photo of this recipe. View photo
user Angela Gray angiemath - Dec 8, 2011
My family makes this to and it makes great teacher gifts. I also use cinnamon oil and red food coloring as well as the peppermint and green food coloring. Looks really pretty wrapped in cellophane bags.
user Jan W Neeniejan - Dec 8, 2011
I had a recipe for this and misplaced it..thank you for posting yours here!!! I used to make it all diff flavors...anise, pineapple, cherry, banana...all kinds of possibilities! Thanks again! ♥

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