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Molasses Taffy

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The molasses taffy is a molasses and vanilla flavored taffy. A cooked dessert, the molasses taffy is rich and delicious with the soft taste of vanilla to it. cooled and cut into little pieces, the molasses taffy can be stored for a few days after preparation.
Ingredients
  Molasses 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Granulated sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Soda 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Butter/Other fat 4 Tablespoon
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

MAKING
1.In a pot, cook the molasses, sugar and water slowly to the hard-ball stage (260°F.) stirring during the latter part of the cooking to prevent its burning.
2.Remove from the fire, add the fat, soda and vanilla and stir enough to mix.
3.Pour into a greased pan and, when cool enough to handle, pull it until it becomes light in color.
4.Stretch it into a long rope and cut with scissors into small pieces.
SERVING
5.Serve with ice cream, if desired

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Slow Cooked
Servings: 
4

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