Stained Glass Hard Candy

Laura Sands


I used to make this every Christmas, each flavor was a different color. Very good flavor. If you live in a humid area, keep candy in a sealed container or it will stick together.

★★★★★ 2 votes
30 Min


2 c
granulated sugar
1 c
2/3 c
light corn syrup
1 pkg
powdered sugar (16 oz.)
1/2 tsp
oil of cinnamon, peppermint or anise
food colorings


1Cook sugar, water and corn syrup in 3 quart saucepan over medium heat, stirring constantly, just until sugar is dissolved. Cook WITHOUT STIRRING to 310 degrees on a candy thermometer.
2Pour powdered sugar onto cutting board or marble slab while candy is cooking. Shape into rectangle 12x11 inches, BUILD UP THE SIDES.
3Remove hot syrup from heat, stir in desired flavoring and color. Pour CAREFULLY onto powdered sugar rectangle. Cool slightly. Cut into 3/4 inch strips. Cool. Break into pcs.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies