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Old Fashioned Taffy

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Ingredients
  Sugar 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Vinegar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
Directions

MAKING
1) Take a small Dutch oven and mix the first five ingredients in it.
2) Cook over medium heat without any stirring until the soft crack stage of 270° is reached.
3) Remove the container from the flame and stir the vanilla in.
4) Take a jelly roll pan of 15- x 10- x 1-inch dimensions or a marble slab.
5) Butter the pan before pouring in the candy mixture.
6) Allow it to cool sufficiently so that it can be touched.
7) Pull the candy until it lightens in color or hardens.
8) Divide the candy into two portions and make a rope of 1 inch diameter by pulling it.

SERVING
9) Cut it into uniform 1 inch pieces, wrap it in paper and serve the taffy.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Candy
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Sugar
Interest: 
Kids, Party
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes

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