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Total Time
1hr 30mins
Prep 1 hr
Cook 30 mins

This recipe was passed down from my grandmother.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Butter the sides of a 3-quart sauce pan.
  2. Combine sugar, corn syrup, water, butter and salt.
  3. Cook and stir until sugar dissolves and mixture comes to boil.
  4. Cook and stir occasionally until it comes to soft crack stage (275°F) and syrup is a nice golden brown color.
  5. Add nuts and continue to cook, stirring often to 295°F and is a clear gold color.
  6. Remove from heat.
  7. Quickly add the baking soda.
  8. Immediately pour hot candy into 2 large buttered baking sheets.
  9. Use 2 forks to lift and pull candy as it cools to stretch it thin.
  10. Cool completely and break into pieces.