• 10servings
  • 20minutes
  • 261calories

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Nutrition Info . . .

VitaminsB3, D, E
MineralsFluorine, Phosphorus, Cobalt, Molybdenum

Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 tablespoon butter

  2. 2 cups sugar

  3. 1 cup light corn syrup

  4. 1 to 1-1/2 teaspoons peppermint extract

  5. 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  6. 6 to 8 drops green food coloring, optional

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Peppermint Hard Candy Recipe photo by Taste of Home Line a 13-in. x 9-in. pan with foil. Grease the foil with 1 tablespoon butter; set aside. In a large heavy saucepan, combine sugar and corn syrup. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring occasionally. Cover and cook for 3 minutes to dissolve sugar crystals. Uncover; cook over medium-high heat, without stirring, until a candy thermometer reads 300° (hard-crack stage).

  2. Remove from the heat; stir in extracts and food coloring. Pour into prepared pan. Cool; break into pieces. Store in airtight containers. Yield: about 1-1/4 pounds.


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