Salt Water Taffy Recipe

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Salt Water Taffy

Kristi Luce

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@thisgrandmascookin

Found this recipe in a box. It is in a mini booklet of recipes called Old-Fashioned Goodness that came off a Karo Syrup bottle a long time ago.

I haven't tried it yet, but I will when the grandkids come to visit.


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Serves:

makes one pound

Ingredients

1 c
sugar
2 Tbsp
cornstarch
3/4 c
light karo corn syrup
1/2 c
water
1/2 tsp
salt
2 Tbsp
butter
2 tsp
vanilla

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Mix sugar and corn starch in 1 1/2 Qt heavy bottom saucepan.
2
Stir in corn syrup, water, salt and butter.
3
Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture boils and sugar is completely dissolved.
4
Continue cooking, without stirring, until temp on candy thermometor reaches 260 F. If you dont have one; take a small amount and drop it into very cold water, it should form a ball and hold its shape when removed from the water.
5
Remove from the heat and add the vanilla.
6
Grease the sides and bottom of a 9X9 pan. Pour mixture into pan and let sit until cool enough to handle.
7
Pull and fold in half. Continue pulling and folding until it has a satin finish and light color.
8
Take a piece and pull until 1/2 inch thick.
9
Cut with scissors into 1 inch pieces.
10
Wrap in waxed paper squares.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies
Other Tag: For Kids
Hashtag: #taffy