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Hard Candy Recipe

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Lori Martinez


2 cups Sugar
⅔ cup Corn Syrup
1 cup Water

Tsp Cinnamon extract
Tsp Cassia
Tsp Peppermint
1 Tsp Wintergreen
1 Tsp Lime
1 Tsp Orange
2-3 Tsp Lemon

Powered sugar

Combine the first 3 ingredients in a heavy bottom saucepan over medium to high heat stir until all dissolves.
Insert candy thermometer in liquid without resting on the bottom of the pan.
Cook to 310 F.
Add food coloring and flavor.
Grease cookie sheet pan.
Pour hot liquid onto cookie sheet.
Cut as soon as able to handle.
Roll in powdered sugar

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Usually made 1-2 batches at Christmas.

While rolling cinnamon candy in sugar I pretend slapped Michelle's cheek leaving sugar fingerprints. OOPS It left red welts on her face. That's how we found she was allergic to cinnamon.




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