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salt water taffy

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Eve Peterson
Westfield, WI

If you like taffy, this is a good recipe.

(1 rating)

Ingredients For salt water taffy

  • 1 1/2 c
    brown sugar
  • 1/2 c
    corn syrup
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 Tbsp
  • 1 1/2 tsp

How To Make salt water taffy

  • 1
    Put brown sugar,corn syrup,butter and water into a saucepan or iron kettle. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally, until mixture reaches 256 or until it forms a hard ball when tested in cold water.
  • 2
    Add salt and glycerine. Pour onto a greased marble slab and when cool enough to handle(be careful-hot sugar burns) pull until light in color.
  • 3
    Add vanilla while pulling. Pull out in round sticks the size of kisses. Lightly oil a scissors with vegetable oil or spray. Cut pieces 3/4 inch in length. Roll up in waxed paper and twist ends.

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