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Molasses Taffy Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Linda Lutes
Added: Saturday, October 18, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 Cup of Sugar
2 Cups of Light Molasses
2 Tbsps. Butter
1 Tbsp. Vinegar
Flavoring of your choice

Directions:
Directions:
In a large heavy sauce pan add all ingredients except flavoring. Boil mixture to a hard crack stage.
(300 - 310) Use a candy thermometer. Pour mixture onto a buttered cookie sheet. Cool until you are able to comfortably handle the taffy. Pull a piece of candy from batch and pull it in the following manner. Using both hands, stretch the taffy into a 12 to 14 inch ribbon. Fold taffy in half and pull to 12 to 14 inch ribbon again. Continue to pull and fold until the candy becomes firm and will hold its shape when place on a flat surface. Wrap each piece of candy in plastic wrap. Store in covered container.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
12
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 hour
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
My dad (Rod W. Epps) used to make this taffy at Christmas time. My brother(Rod James) and sister(Laura) got to do all the pulling.

 

 

 

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