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Homemade lollipops or Jolly Ranchers Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Brian and Kim Piedlow
Added: Wednesday, January 10, 2007

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups sugar
1/8 teaspoon cream of tartar
2/3 cup water
any desired flavoring
any desired food coloring

Directions:
Directions:
Combine sugar and cream of tartar with water.
Stir until completely dissolved.
Boil mixture until it reaches 290*.
Add the amount of flavoring and the amount of coloring you wish.
Test by dropping a small amount of the candy into cold water.
If it forms immediately then it is ready.
Remove from heat and pour into greased molds.
When it is partially cooled, add wooden sticks to the center.
Let cool off completely.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I used 10 drops of red food coloring and 5 drops of cherry flavoring, and these came out just like jolly ranchers! Yummy!!

 

 

 

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