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bit o' honey (copycat recipe)

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Jeanne Benavidez
Odessa, TX

Bit O' Honey has always been one of my favorite candies. It's hard to find anymore so when I found this recipe, I was so excited. It is really good.

(2 ratings)
yield 8 - 10
prep time 45 Min
method Microwave

Ingredients For bit o' honey (copycat recipe)

  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
    extra-chunky peanut butter
  • 2 c
    dry powdered milk
  • 1 oz
    almond paste

How To Make bit o' honey (copycat recipe)

  • 1
    Melt the honey, peanut butter and almond paste together in the microwave. Stir with a wooden spoon every 30 seconds until reaching the soft-crack stage of 270ºF. Best if you use a candy thermometer.
  • 2
    Let the mixture cool to 180ºF. Add 1 cup of dry powdered milk and mix well with a wooden spoon. Add the other cup of dry powdered milk and knead until well combined. Roll out on wax paper until candy mixture is approximately 1/2 inch thick.
  • 3
    Cut into strips (@ 3/4 inch wide and 2 inches long). Let sit to slightly harden and then wrap each piece in wax paper to store.