Molasses Candy (ole' fashioned pull taffy)

Recipe by Dee514
READY IN: 25mins




  • In a heavy saucepan, over medium heat, cook all ingredients stirring constantly until sugar is dissolved.
  • Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, to the hard ball stage, about 260°F on candy thermometer (or a small amount of mixture dropped into cold water forms a hard ball).
  • Pour mixture into a buttered shallow pan and allow to cool.
  • When cool enough to handle, rub butter on hands and pull the candy (small portions at a time) until light golden in color and candy has a satin-like finish.
  • Pull into long strips 3/4 inch in diameter and cut into 1 inch pieces with a scissors.
  • When completely cooled, wrap each piece in waxed paper, twist waxed paper closed at each end.