Peppermint Taffy

1.75lb
Servings
1h
Prep Time
30m
Cook Time
1h 30m
Ready In

Recipe: #27590

August 17, 2017

Categories: Candy



"This is a great recipe for the whole family. Really fun to do as an old-fashioned taffy pull."

Original recipe yields 1.75lb servings
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Nutritional

  • 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

Step 1

Butter a 15 by 10, by 1 inch pan and set aside.

Step 2

Combine sugar, corn syrup, vinegar and salt in a heavy saucepan.

Step 3

Cook over low heat until sugar is dissolved.

Step 4

Bring to a boil over medium heat then slowly add milk.

Step 5

Cook and stir until candy thermometer reads 248. Remove from heat and add the peppermint oil and food coloring.

Step 6

Pour into prepared pan and let stand 8 minutes or until cool enough to handle.

Step 7

Butter fingers well and quickly pull candy until it is firm, but pliable. The color should become a light pink.

Step 8

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.

Tags : Candy

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