Cruzan Rum Lollipops - Easy Liquor Hard Candy

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Nov. 24, 2016

Easy, boozy cruzan rum lollipops but you could also make these with your liquor of choice to make any kind of liquor hard candies you want. These make perfect hostess gifts or stocking stuffers too!


Rum 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Sugar 3/4 Cup (12 tbs)
Corn syrup 3 Tablespoon
Salt 1 Pinch
Rum 1/2 Tablespoon



1. In a heavy bottomed pot, combine all of the ingredients. Shuffle them around so everything gets absorbed.

2. On medium heat, bring it to a boil without stirring.

3. It will begin to turn a caramel color.

4. Your sugar syrup should register at 300 degrees with a candy thermometer. Alternatively, you can dip a toothpick/spoon into it and into cool water. If it hardens immediately, it's ready. It should not be sticky or tacky but completely hard.

5. Turn off the heat and add in the tb of rum.

6. Pour into desired molds.


7. Enjoy.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 10 Minutes
Servings: 12

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 72Calories from Fat

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat %

Saturated Fat %

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 27 mg1.13%

Total Carbohydrates 15 g5%

Dietary Fiber %

Sugars 13 g

Protein %

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet