Rock Candy

Shaleah Cagle


Another great holiday recipe


★★★★★ 2 votes

makes 2 1/4 lbs
Stove Top


  • ·
    powdered sugar
  • 1 c
  • 3 3/4 c
    granulated sugar
  • 2 tsp
    flavoring oil (desired flavor)
  • 1 1/2 c
    light corn syrup
  • 1/2 tsp
    desired food coloring

How to Make Rock Candy


  1. Cover an 18*24 inch strip of heavy duty foil or a large cookie sheet with powdered sugar. Mix the sugar, syrup and water in a large, heavy saucepan. Stir over medium heat until the sugar dissolves.
  2. Boil without stirring until the temperature reaches 310 degrees Fahrenheit. Remove from heat.
  3. Stir in flavoring oil and food coloring. Pour onto powdered sugar and cool.
  4. Break into pieces or cut strips, work quickly before it cools.

Printable Recipe Card

About Rock Candy

Course/Dish: Candies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American

Show 1 Comment & Review

Pinterest Pass Or Fail: Frankenstein Marshmallow Pops

Pinterest Pass or Fail: Frankenstein Marshmallow Pops

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Halloween is just around the corner and we were looking for a spooky treat for our next Pinterest Pass or Fail. We came across Kelly from's Frankenstein Marshmallow Pops...

25 No-bake Dessert Recipes That Are Bringing Sexy Back

25 No-Bake Dessert Recipes That Are Bringing Sexy Back

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Not only are these no-bake desserts super easy to make, but these recipes are incredibly tempting and sure to satisfy your cravings!

Give The Gift Of Food This Holiday Season

Give The Gift of Food This Holiday Season

Kitchen Crew

Whether looking to make something for the host/hostess of a holiday party or wanting to give something personal to a friend, I love the idea of making homemade treats. There's...