Kentucky Colonel Candy

"The is an old Colonel Sanders' recipe called 'Colonel's Candy,' which used to be sold in the Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurants. Rumor has it that the Colonel's wife invented it. Many people don't remember - but before drive though's the Colonel used to be sit-down affairs that you would get dressed up for to go to after church on Sunday."
 
Download
photo by a food.com user photo by a food.com user
Ready In:
5mins
Ingredients:
7
Serves:
10
Advertisement

ingredients

  • 12 lb butter
  • 2 lbs powdered sugar
  • 8 tablespoons whiskey
  • 2 cups nuts, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 7 semi-sweet chocolate baking squares
  • 1 tablespoon paraffin wax
Advertisement

directions

  • On stove, soften butter and 1 pound of sugar, remove from heat and let cool to warm.
  • Add whiskey, then second pound of sugar; nuts, and lemon juice.
  • Blend until all are mixed. Roll into balls and let cool overnight to firm up.
  • Melt chocolate and paraffin in top of double boiler; blend well. Remove from the heat and cool slightly. Dip candy in chocolate mixture.
  • Set one waxed paper to harden.
  • Store in an airtight container.

Questions & Replies

Got a question? Share it with the community!
Advertisement

Reviews

Have any thoughts about this recipe? Share it with the community!
Advertisement

RECIPE SUBMITTED BY

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

Find More Recipes