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How to make it

  • Oil a marble slab or a baking sheet.
  • In a heavy,3-quart saucepan,combine the sugar,vinegar,and butter and stir well.
  • Place over medium heat and bring to a boil,stirring constantly,until the sugar is dissolved.
  • Cover and boil for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Uncover and insert a candy thermometer in the pan.
  • Increase the heat to medium-high and cook,stirring occasionally,until the temperature reaches 260 F.
  • If sugar crystals form on the pan sided,brush them down with a pastry brush dipped in warm water.
  • Turn the mixture onto the prepared work surface,and let cool until it is lukewarm and can be handled comfortably, about 5 to 10 minutes.
  • Butter your hands and pull the taffy with you fingerstips until it is white,light, and porous,10 to 15 minutes.
  • Stretct it into a rope about 1" in diameter, and snip into 1" pieces with oiled scissors.
  • Pack the pieces between sheets of waxed paper in an airtight container.
  • Store at room temperature for up to 2 weeks
  • Makes about 40 pieces

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    " It was excellent "
    shiela1953 ate it and said...
    This recipe brings back such wonderful memories from my childhood. This was a special treat that we would make with my mother. I also made it with my kids when they were all home. To this day they want to make it when they visit. I love the taste of this wonderful taffy. It's the same recipe I use except mine does not call for the unsalted butter. Mine just calls butter. My recipe is at least 100 years old as it was handed down from my great-great-great grandmother. Glad to see it on here! Thanks for posting it!
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    " It was excellent "
    momo_55grandma ate it and said...
    have heard of this never made it sounds easy thanks
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  • falafel_fanatic 9 years ago
    Sounds easy and great for the holidays! Thank u!
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