August 17, 2017
"This is a great recipe for the whole family. Really fun to do as an old-fashioned taffy pull."
- Serving Size: 1 (1010.3 g)
- Calories 2336.8
- Total Fat - 5.5 g
- Saturated Fat - 2.4 g
- Cholesterol - 13.5 mg
- Sodium - 726.5 mg
- Total Carbohydrate - 588.9 g
- Dietary Fiber - 9.5 g
- Sugars - 568.9 g
- Protein - 7.7 g
- Calcium - 170 mg
- Iron - 1.9 mg
- Vitamin C - 1.9 mg
- Thiamin - 0.2 mg
Butter a 15 by 10, by 1 inch pan and set aside.
Combine sugar, corn syrup, vinegar and salt in a heavy saucepan.
Cook over low heat until sugar is dissolved.
Bring to a boil over medium heat then slowly add milk.
Cook and stir until candy thermometer reads 248. Remove from heat and add the peppermint oil and food coloring.
Pour into prepared pan and let stand 8 minutes or until cool enough to handle.
Butter fingers well and quickly pull candy until it is firm, but pliable. The color should become a light pink.
Pull into a 1/2 inch wide rope and cut into 1 inch pieces. Wrap pieces in waxed paper.
Tips & Variations
No special items needed.