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

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.

Rayce Lamont December 07, 2002

this recipe worked great for me, nice and soft.

~E~ June 25, 2006