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Butterscotch Candy

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Ingredients
  Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Dark corn syrup 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Light cream 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

Combine all ingredients except butter in saucepan and bring to boil, stirring.
Cook, stirring often, until 260°F.registers on candy thermometer, or until a small amount of mixture dropped into very cold water forms a hard ball.
Add butter and cook, stirring, until 280°F.registers on candy thermometer, or until a small amount of mixture dropped into very cold water separates into threads which are hard but not brittle, or the soft-crack stage.
Pour into buttered 8-inch square pan.
When almost set, cut into squares.
When cold, break apart.
Makes about 11 /4 pounds.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Candy
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Butter
Interest: 
Kids, Party
Preparation Time: 
60 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
80 Minutes

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2 Comments

anoymauas's picture
smile looks hard needs pictures :)
anoymauas's picture
needs pictures someone please please post picture