Any Flavor Kool-Aid Taffy

Total Time
Prep 1 min
Cook 10 mins

A yummy, soft salt-water taffy. Make any flavor using Kool-Aid!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Butter two large cookie sheets, then set them aside.
  2. In a 2 qt.
  3. saucepan, combine sugar and cornstarch.
  4. Add corn syrup, water, butter, and salt.
  5. Mix well before heating.
  6. Bring mixture to boil on medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until it reaches 250 degrees Fahrenheit on candy thermometer (hard ball stage).
  7. Remove from heat, and immediately stir in the Kool-Aid powder.
  8. Quickly pour onto prepared cookie sheets.
  9. Let stand a few minutes, until cool enough to handle with your hands.
  10. Grab a few helpers to pull the taffy with buttered hands until the taffy lightens its color and becomes firmer.
  11. Roll taffy into bite-sized pieces.
  12. Wrap individually in squares of wax paper.
Most Helpful

2 5

If you're wanting to make lollypops, this is a nice tasting recipe, however, it is absolutley NOT SOFT! I followed this recipe to the T and it came out hard and crunchie. I would not recomend this recipe to anyone, sorry but most of mine are hanging on my tree as HARD orniments.

5 5

this recipe worked great for me, nice and soft.