HARD TAC CANDY

Christopher Hile

By
@chrishile

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.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
many
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
30 Min
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

Step-By-Step

1in 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.
2Remove 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.
3Cool completely and break into pieces dust with powdered sugar and enjoy. Store in airtight containers.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #Christmas