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Taffy - Recipe

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  • Butter square pan, 8 x 8 x 2 inches.
  • Mix sugar, corn syrup, water, cornstarch, margarine, and salt in 2-quart saucepan.
  • Heat to boiling over medium heat, stirring constantly. Cook, without stirring, to 256 F on candy thermometer or until a small amount dropped into very cold water forms a hard but still pliable ball.
  • Remove from heat stir in vanilla one teaspoon at a time; and then add a couple drops of food coloring.
  • Pour into buttered pan.
  • When just cool enough to handle, butter hands and pull the taffy until it becomes a satiny color.
  • Pull into long strips 1/2 inch wide.
  • Cut strips with scissors. Wrap pieces individually in wax paper. Candy must be wrapped to hold its shape.
Prep Time: 1.5 hours
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Container: 8 x 8 x 2 baking pan
-1 cup sugar
-3/4 cup light corn syrup
-2/3 cup water
-1 tablespoon cornstarch
-2 tablespoons margarine or butter
-1 teaspoon salt
-2 teaspoons vanilla
- Food coloring (any color you like)