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Stained Glass Candy Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Linda Johnson - Winfield Mount Union
Added: Thursday, April 30, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 cups granulated sugar
1 3/4 cup light corn syrup
1 cup water
food coloring
1 tbsp. desired flavored extract
OR
1 tsp. flavoring oil

Directions:
Directions:
Line a jelly roll pan with foil and lightly grease or sprinkle evenly with a coating of powdered sugar. Set aside.
In a medium pan, combine sugar and corn syrup with water and cook over medium heat. Stir to dissolve sugar. Increase heat and bring to a boil.
With a brush dipped in water, wash down any crystals that form on the sides of the pan. Boil rapidly until candy thermometer registers 300F, hard-crack stage.
Immediately remove from heat and stir in flavor extract (or oil) and food coloring.
Pour into prepared pan. Let cool completely.
When hard, remove from pan. Break into pieces.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
For multiple flavors and colors, divide candy mixture after cooking; flavor and color each as desired. Makes about 2 1/2 pounds of candy.

 

 

 

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