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Gumdrops Recipe

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This recipe for Gumdrops, by , is from Wanda Pinkert's Recipe Box, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Barbara Pinkert
Added: Friday, January 25, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1 3/4 oz. pkg. fruit pectin
1/2 tsp. soda
3/4 c. water
1 c. sugar
1 c. light Karo syrup
1 tsp. mint extract
7 drops green food coloring (may substitute peppermint extract & red food coloring)

Directions:
Directions:
Combine pectin and soda in a 2 qt pan. Stir in water. Mixture will be foamy. Set this mixture aside. (Be sure & do this step first)
Using a second pan, combine sugar and Karo, mxing well. Place both pans on high heat. (1st Pan) Foam will be thinned as you cook & stir sugar mixture boiling rapidly for 3-5 minutes. (2nd Pan) Pour pectin mixture in a slow steady stream into boiling sugar mix stirring constantly about 1 minutes. Cook & stir 1 more minute. Remove and add coloring & extract. Mix well. Pour into the buttered loaf pan. Cool until firm (appr 2 hrs). Cut candy into 3/4 inch squares and roll in granulated sugar.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
1 1/2 Lbs.
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Barbara was Wanda's sister-in-law. She was married to Leon (Herb's brother).

 

 

 

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