Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 30 mins

This is a good one to do with a bunch of kids or grandkids. It's a lot of fun to make and the kids will remember it for years to come.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix sugar and cornstarch in 1-1/2 quart saucepan.
  2. Stir in next four ingredients.
  3. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture boils and sugar is completely dissolved.
  4. Continue cooking, without stirring, until temperature reaches 260°F, or until a hard but plastic ball is formed in cold water.
  5. AFTER BOILING HAS CEASED, stir in flavoring and coloring.
  6. Pour onto lightly greased cookie sheet.
  7. Let stand until cool enough to handle.
  8. Grease hands and pull until it has a satin-like finish and light color.
  9. Cut into 1 inch pieces.
  10. Wrap in waxed paper.


Most Helpful

This recipe did not work at all. I followed all the instructions precisely and it turned out to look like this nasty brown brittle chunk. It tastes like peanut brittle without peanuts.

fatefellshort0626 September 29, 2009

This was the first time I tried taffy. This recipe was easy and it turned out great. :)

sindee89 June 01, 2008

I just made this taffy, I used one tsp of vannila, for flavoring, witch was great. I cooked the taffy for a minute to long, and now its a hard candy, so be careful when you make it not to cook it for a minute to long. Other whise, it's great!

Brian Petry March 19, 2008

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