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Vanilla Flavored Salt Water Taffy

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  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Light corn syrup 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Water 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Vanilla 2 Teaspoon

Butter square pan, 8x8x2 inches.
In 2-quart saucepan, combine sugar, corn syrup, water, cornstarch, butter and salt.
Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, to 256° on candy thermometer (or until small amount of mixture dropped into very cold water forms a hard ball).
Remove from heat; stir in vanilla.
Pour into pan.
When just cool enough to handle, pull taffy until satiny, light in color and stiff.
If taffy becomes sticky, butter hands lightly.
Pull into long strips, 1/2 inch wide.
With scissors, cut strips into 1-inch pieces.
Wrap pieces individually in plastic wrap or waxed paper.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1799 Calories from Fat 219

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 25 g38.2%

Saturated Fat 15.4 g77.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 64.5 mg21.5%

Sodium 2102 mg87.6%

Total Carbohydrates 411 g137.1%

Dietary Fiber 0.13 g0.54%

Sugars 269.6 g

Protein 0.3 g0.6%

Vitamin A 15% Vitamin C

Calcium 4.5% Iron 0.69%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Vanilla Flavored Salt Water Taffy Recipe