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Chocolate Taffy

  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Light corn syrup 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cream of tartar 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Baking chocolate square 1 Ounce, coarsely chopped (unsweetened)

Generously grease 9-inch square baking pan.
Combine sugar, corn syrup, water and cream of tartar in 2-quart measuring cup or bowl and mix well.
Cook on High until mixture boils, stirring once, about 5 to 10 minutes.
Continue cooking on High without stirring until candy thermometer registers 266°F (or until small amount of mixture forms ball hard enough to hold its shape but still pliable when dropped into very cold water), about 12 minutes.
Stir in chocolate, blending well.
Pour into prepared pan.
Set pan on rack.
Let stand until cool, at least 30 minutes.
Grease hands well and pull taffy until satiny and elastic.
Cut into pieces.
Wrap in waxed paper, twisting ends closed.
Store pieces of taffy in airtight container

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1643 Calories from Fat 129

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 15 g23.6%

Saturated Fat 9.2 g45.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 166 mg6.9%

Total Carbohydrates 406 g135.2%

Dietary Fiber 4.7 g18.8%

Sugars 268.5 g

Protein 4 g7.3%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium 6.4% Iron 27.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Chocolate Taffy Recipe