Salt Water Taffy

1
Darla Hill

By
@ladyhill

This recipe dates back to 1972. The picture is borrowed I will update with my next batch!

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
make 1 1/2 pounds
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
15 Min

Ingredients

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  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 1 c
    light corn syrup
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter
  • 1/4 tsp
    peppermint oil
  • 7
    drops of green food coloring

How to Make Salt Water Taffy

Step-by-Step

  1. combine sugar, syrup and 1 cup water in 2-quart saucepan. cook slowly stirring constantly, until sugar dissolves. cook to hard ball stage 265 degree without stirring
  2. remove from heat , stir in remaining ingredients. Pour into buttered 15 1/2 x 10 1/2 x 1 inch pan
  3. cool until comfortable to handle. butter hands gather taffy into a ball and pull. when candy is light in color and gets hard to pull. cut into fourths. pull each piece into long strands about 1/2inch thick. with buttered scissors quickly snip bite size peices. wrap each peice in wax paper

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About Salt Water Taffy

Course/Dish: Candies, Other Snacks
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #Treats, #goodies, #sweeta




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