Swedish Hard Candies (Knäck)

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 10 mins

From a little Swedish Recipes book of mine. Makes about 60 candies.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine sugar, syrup, butter and cream in a heavy saucepan.
  2. Cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, until mixture forms a firm ball, about 250 degrees on a candy thermometer.
  3. Add nuts and pour into small fluted waxed paper candy cups or onto well-buttered cookie sheet. If poured on a cookie sheet, allow to set before cutting into small squares with oiled scissors.
  4. Wrap in waxed paper.
Most Helpful

These were good, not so hard though and wanted to stick to the teeth a bit. Good recipe!

hedi777 December 05, 2009