Hard Butterscotch Candy

Recipe by pastrytiff
READY IN: 1hr
YIELD: 1 pound
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Put sugar, corn syrup, water and salt into saucepan.
  • Stir over low heat until sugar is dissolved.
  • Increase heat and cook until thermometer registers 250 degrees F, firm ball stage.
  • Add butter; cook with occasional stirring until thermometer registers 300 degrees F (brittle stage).
  • Remove from stove.
  • Add vanilla extract.
  • Pour into buttered shallow pan, making a layer 1/4 inch deep.
  • While warm, crease into squares with a blunt knife.
  • When cold, break into pieces.
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