Old Fashioned Molasses Candy

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READY IN: 1hr
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Butter a jelly roll pan.set aside.
  • In a heavy pan, combine sugar,corn syrup and vinegar.
  • Cook over low heat till sugar is dissolved, stirring frequently, increase heat to medium.
  • cook until candy thermometer reads 245* stirring occasionally.
  • Add molasses and remaining butter (2 tbls) and cook, uncovered, until 260*, stirring occasionally --
  • Remove from heat and add baking soda, beat well.
  • Pour into prepared pan.let stand 5 minutes or cool enough to handle.
  • Butter fingers, pull until candy is firm but pliable.
  • Color will be light tan.
  • When candy is ready for cutting, pull into a 1/2" rope.
  • cut in 1" pieces and wrap in waxed paper or colored candy wrappers.
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