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Molasses Taffy

  Butter 3 Tablespoon
  Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Light molasses 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Vinegar 2 Teaspoon
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon

Butter sides of heavy 3-quart saucepan.
In it mix sugar, molasses, and water.
Heat slowly, stirring constantly, till boiling.
Stir in vinegar, cook to soft crack stage (270°).
Remove from heat.
Add 2 tablespoons butter; sift in soda and mix.
Pour into buttered 15 1/2 X 10 1/2 x l-inch pan.
Cool till easy to handle.
Butter hands; gather taffy into ball.
When golden and hard to pull, cut in fourths.
Pull into strands about 1/2 inch thick.
With buttered scissors, snip into bite-size pieces.
Wrap in waxed paper.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3065 Calories from Fat 537

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 61 g94.1%

Saturated Fat 38.6 g192.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 161.3 mg53.8%

Sodium 817.2 mg34%

Total Carbohydrates 652 g217.3%

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 586.7 g

Protein 0.64 g1.3%

Vitamin A 37.5% Vitamin C

Calcium 71.3% Iron 88.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Molasses Taffy Recipe