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“Delicious and different for snacking or gifts. Easy to make. Requires a candy thermometer for best results. If you use roasted seeds, omit 1/2 of the salt.”
READY IN:
30mins
SERVES:
24
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Butter the sides of a large heavy saucepan. Add sugar, corn syrup and water; bring to a boil, stirring constantly.
  2. Cook and stir over medium-low heat until a candy thermometer reads 260 degrees (hard-ball stage).
  3. Stir in sunflower seeds and butter. Cook on medium to 300 degree (hard-crack stage).
  4. Remove from the heat; vigorously stir in vanilla and baking soda.
  5. Pour into a buttered 15x10x1" baking pan; spread evenly to fill pan. Cool completely.
  6. Break into pieces. Store in an airtight container with waxed paper between layers to prevent sticking.

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