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Molasses Candy (ole' fashioned pull taffy)

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“This is the same kind of taffy you helped your grandmother make when you were a kid.”
READY IN:
25mins
YIELD:
1 1/2 Pounds (approx.)
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a heavy saucepan, over medium heat, cook all ingredients stirring constantly until sugar is dissolved.
  2. Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, to the hard ball stage, about 260°F on candy thermometer (or a small amount of mixture dropped into cold water forms a hard ball).
  3. Pour mixture into a buttered shallow pan and allow to cool.
  4. When cool enough to handle, rub butter on hands and pull the candy (small portions at a time) until light golden in color and candy has a satin-like finish.
  5. Pull into long strips 3/4 inch in diameter and cut into 1 inch pieces with a scissors.
  6. When completely cooled, wrap each piece in waxed paper, twist waxed paper closed at each end.

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