Hard Tack Candy


Tim Bowley

Hard Tack Candy

Double batch
4 cups sugar (cane)
1/4 lb butter to grease pans
1 1/3 cup karo syrup (corn syrup)
2 cup water

Boil to hard crack 290 degrees. Add a few drops of flavoring and food
coloring if desired. Dip knife in coloring and stir into candy for color.

Sassafras - violet
Cinnamon - xmas red
Anise - pink
Coconut - no color
Wintergreen - moss green
Spearmint -
Molasses 1/3 cup karo 1/3 cup molasses do in single batches
this substitutes for the karo syrup in above recipe

Flavors are available at various places. Many places that order baking or
candy making supplies have this available.

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