Old Fashioned Horehound Cough Drops

Recipe by Sharon123
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READY IN: 55mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Boil the horehound leaves in the 2 cups water for 10 minutes; discard leaves.
  • Add twice as much honey as the remaining liquid and stir the mixture smooth.
  • Then blend 2 cups of sugar with 1/8 tsp.
  • of cream of tartar in a saucepan, and add the honey-horehound mixture.
  • Stir over medium heat until sugar melts.
  • Then lower flame and continue stirring till a dollop of the candy forms a hard ball when dropped in cold water.
  • At that point, pour syrup into buttered baking dish and cut into small squares as candy begins to harden.
  • Finally, roll in confectioners sugar and then granulated sugar and store in airtight containers.
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