Ann McCue


Have been making this candy for years. everyone waits every christmas to get some.
I saw a few recipes on the site that are the same but just a bit different so I thought I would post mine too.
Hope you like it as much as I do!!


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  • 1 c
  • 1 c
    dark karo syrup
  • 1 Tbsp
    white vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp
    baking soda
  • ·
    your favorite dipping chocolate (i use ghirardelli 2.5lb chocolate dipping bar. i always get it at sams club before the holiday season in early november)



  1. combine sugar, karo syrup and vinegar in a heavy sauce pan
    on med high heat. stir until sugar is disolved then quit stiring
    cook until reaches 300 degrees on candy thermometer
    remove from heat and add baking soda
    Stir quickly, it will start foaming
    when soda is mixed in and candy is nice and foamy,(this only takes 30 seconds or so), slowly pour onto slightly buttered pan.
    DO NOT SPREAD you want it high so pour in one place, it will spread out slightly by itself
    wait a few hours for it to cool then place a knife in it and break it int desired size pieces
    dip in chocolate to coat and place on wax paper until set.

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Course/Dish: Candies Other Snacks

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