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french chewing candy

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Lori McLain
Denton, TX

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

(1 rating)
yield 36 serving(s)
prep time 5 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For french chewing candy

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

How To Make french chewing candy

  • 1
    Cook sugar, syrup and cream to firm ball stage.
  • 2
    Soak gelatin in cool water while other mixture cooks.
  • 3
    Add soaked gelatin. Add paraffin, cook to hard boil stage.
  • 4
    Pour into very well-greased baking sheet with sides and allow to cool 15 minutes.
  • 5
    Pull 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)