Old Time Hard Candy Recipe

This is a perfect old time candy to make for the holidays. Whether you are looking for a gift idea for an office exchange or something to fill your candy dish with. It doesn't take long to make and is fun to make with your kids. Just remember it does get very hot. If you want to gift it for a Christmas Gift just purchase a pretty holiday tin and you are set.

3 c. sugar

1 c. water

3/4 tsp. cream of tartar

1 tsp. oil flavoring

Combine sugar, water and cream of tartar in heavy saucepan and heat to 300 degrees.

Remove from heat, add flavoring (add coloring if desired).

Stir and pour immediately onto a lightly greased cookie sheet.

When cool, break into small pieces, dust with confectioners' sugar and store in a jar.

Hard Candy Lollipops: Make 1 recipe Old Time Hard Candy. After candy reaches 300 degrees remove from heat, stir in oil flavoring and food coloring. Drop by spoonfuls onto a greased cookie sheet. Lay sucker stick in place on each circle of candy. Spoon another layer of hot candy syrup over each piece.

Lollipops With A Mold: Molded suckers can be made by using a metal mold. Coat the mold with vegetable oil before using. Insert the rolled paper sucker stick into the cavity made for it. After candy reaches the required cooking temperature and flavoring has been added, pour it into the prepared mold. Do not attempt to touch or move the mold; it will be VERY hot. Let set until cool and turn upside down to release.

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