Maple Taffy on Snow or Crushed Ice

“For those of us who dont currently have snow, we will either have to wait or substitute crushed ice for this recipes. Sounds like something that could be really yummy and fun for the kids to "help" out with, although they should be supervised carefully with the hot liquid.”
READY IN:
40mins
YIELD:
2 pans
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Pack clean fresh snow into 2 13x9 pans until dense and smooth on top.
  2. Keep snow or crushed ice outside or in freezer until ready to use.
  3. Add maple syrup & butter to saucepan.
  4. Boil uncovered on medium high heat until the syrup reaches 250 - 260 degrees.
  5. Do not stir.
  6. Remove from heat immediately and pour small strips of hot syrup on snow until pot is empty.
  7. A second person (wearing winter gloves) should roll each hot strip onto a popsicle stick or fork and leave on the snow to cool.
  8. Eat when cool.
  9. The syrup is extremely hot - it can cause severe burns.
  10. Store uneaten sticks on cookie sheets lined with waxed paper in the deep freeze.
  11. They will keep for several weeks.

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