The Perfect Low-Sugar Kool-Aid Salt Water Taffy

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READY IN: 2hrs
SERVES: 72
YIELD: 6-7 dozen
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Butter the sides of a large, heavy-bottomed saucepan or spray down with Pam.
  • Add to the pan the first four ingredients.
  • Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly.
  • Cook to 245 degrees (firm ball stage) while constantly stirring.
  • Remove from heat and continue to stir until mixture stops boiling.
  • Add margarine and koolaid mixture.
  • Return to heat and continue to stir until mixture reaches 245 degrees again.
  • Remove from heat but continue to stir until mixture stops boiling.
  • Pour mixture into a greased 15 x 10 pan.
  • Let cool.
  • When completely cooled, cut into 1 inch strips.
  • Butter fingers.
  • Grab a strip and start pulling. Keep pulling. Strip will SLOWLY turn whiter. Use your own judgement as to what consistency you want your taffy.
  • Wrap in waxed paper or foils.
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