French Chewing Candy

Lori McLain


Another childhood favorite was this taffy that we had fun pulling at get-togethers.....plain and simple....and fun from my Hoosier days :0)

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5 Min
15 Min
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6 c
granulated sugar
16 oz
light corn syrup
16 oz
thick cream
2 pkg
gelatin, unflavored
1/2 c
cool water
1/4 of a cake of paraffin, chopped very fine

How to Make French Chewing Candy


  • 1Cook sugar, syrup and cream to firm ball stage.
  • 2Soak gelatin in cool water while other mixture cooks.
  • 3Add soaked gelatin. Add paraffin, cook to hard boil stage.
  • 4Pour into very well-greased baking sheet with sides and allow to cool 15 minutes.
  • 5Pull the mixture until creamy white. Cut into pieces and wrap in wax paper. You can also coil the pieces if you like.
  • 6( When making this candy, it is best if temperature outside is very cold and dry)

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About French Chewing Candy

Course/Dish: Candies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: French
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtag: #taffy

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