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

How to Make Stained Glass Hard Candy


  • 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.

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About Stained Glass Hard Candy

Course/Dish: Candies