Salt Water Taffy

Darla Hill

By
@ladyhill

This recipe dates back to 1972. The picture is borrowed I will update with my next batch!


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Serves:

make 1 1/2 pounds

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Ingredients

2 c
sugar
1 c
light corn syrup
1 1/2 tsp
salt
2 Tbsp
butter
1/4 tsp
peppermint oil
7
drops of green food coloring

Directions Step-By-Step

1
combine sugar, syrup and 1 cup water in 2-quart saucepan. cook slowly stirring constantly, until sugar dissolves. cook to hard ball stage 265 degree without stirring
2
remove from heat , stir in remaining ingredients. Pour into buttered 15 1/2 x 10 1/2 x 1 inch pan
3
cool until comfortable to handle. butter hands gather taffy into a ball and pull. when candy is light in color and gets hard to pull. cut into fourths. pull each piece into long strands about 1/2inch thick. with buttered scissors quickly snip bite size peices. wrap each peice in wax paper

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies, Other Snacks
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #Treats, #goodies, #sweeta