After Dinner Lollipops

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READY IN: 40mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heavily spray a baking sheet with cooking spray.
  • Place lollipop sticks about 3 inches apart on baking sheet.
  • In a heavy saucepan, combine sugar, coffee, and corn syrup.
  • Stirring constantly, cook over medium-low heat until sugar dissolves.
  • Cover and cook 2 to 3 minutes to wash down any sugar crystals on sides of pan.
  • Attach a candy thermometer to pan, making sure thermometer does not touch the bottom of pan.
  • Increase heat to medium and bring to a rolling boil.
  • Cook without stirring, until mixture reaches 292 degrees.
  • Test about 1/2 teaspoons mixture in ice water.
  • Mixture will form brittle threads in ice waterand will remain brittle when removed from water.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Stir in liqueur.
  • Spoon about 1 tablespoon hot candy over 1 end of each lollipop stick to form a 2-1/2 inch diameter circle.
  • Let candy cool.
  • Wrap individually in small plastic bags or plastic wrap.
  • Store in airtight container.
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