Salt Water Taffy
|Sugar||2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)|
|White corn syrup||1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)|
|Food coloring||3 Drop|
|Peppermint oil||2 Drop|
Combine sugar, syrup and 2 cups water in saucepan; bring to a boil, stirring constantly.
Boil without stirring, until temperature reaches 250 degrees on candy thermometer.
Remove from heat; add butter and salt.
Pour out onto buttered platters; cool enough to handle.
Drop food coloring and flavoring on top; pull until candy glistens and hardens.
Cut into bite-sized pieces; wrap in waxed paper.