Anise Candy

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Karen From Colorado

I have never tried this but it was a recipe request on the forum. I guessed at the times and yields because it was not listed on the recipe and wouldn't post unless I did. LOL

Top Review by Kozy Kitchen

This is the basic "glass candy recipe",aka "hardtack" or christmas candy. The flavor can be any flavor, but use 1/2-1 teaspoonful of flavoring OIL...otherwise use 1-2 TBS of flavoring...anise is one of many flavors and is usually made blue, black or clear.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 12 white corn syrup
  • 12 cup water
  • 12 teaspoon anise flavoring
  • 12 teaspoon red food coloring or 12 teaspoon green food coloring


  1. Boil sugar, syrup and water until hard crack stage when dipped in cold water.
  2. Remove from heat; add flavoring and food color; shake pan to mix, do not stir.
  3. Pour onto a cooking sheet and cut at once.

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