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    Homemade Peppermint Candy Canes

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    1 hr

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    30 mins

    BizIntelligenceMonkey's Note:

    Found at No indication of how much the recipe makes or time involved, but once I try it out I'll edit this recipe here. Here's what it said on that page: Homemade Christmas Candy Canes Posted by BettyBoop at 11/14/2001 11:07 am Received this recipe from my sister and wanted to share it with everyone. I plan on making them for Christmas. I don't know how many candy canes this recipe will make.

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    1. 1
      Combine the sugar, water, syrup and cream of tartar in a sauce pan and heat till the sugar has dissolved.
    2. 2
      Divide mixture into 2 saucepans, bring to a boil (do not stir the mixtures in both pots) until the candy thermometer reads 280 degrees F.
    3. 3
      Add 1/2 teaspoon peppermint into each pot and add the red food coloring into one pot, leaving the other pot plain.
    4. 4
      Oil an enamel or marble surface or slab.
    5. 5
      Place mixture from one pot and stretch it like taffy, pulling and forming the mixture into a rope.
    6. 6
      Set aside and continue with other pot doing the same thing.
    7. 7
      Take both red and white ropes and twist them around each other again and again.
    8. 8
      Cut into desired sizes and form into candy cane shapes.
    9. 9
      Oil the surface lightly again and place candy canes and allow them to harden.
    10. 10
      Have fun making these!

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    Nutritional Facts for Homemade Peppermint Candy Canes

    Serving Size: 1 (81 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 12

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 254.9
    Calories from Fat 0
    Total Fat 0.0 g
    Saturated Fat 0.0 g
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    Sodium 13.4 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 66.4 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.0 g
    Sugars 55.7 g
    Protein 0.0 g

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