Old Fashioned Hard Candy

Today's recipe: Old Fashioned Hard Candy

Hey Everyone! I hope you have noticed a few things changing around on this blog, and i hope to have more changed here in the near future. So keep your eyes peeled for the slowly improving Kopp's Cookings!

I figured that id get a bunch of recipes posted today so there's going to be a lot of information posted today. I'll separate them by recipe but keep in mind i may post up to 4 recipes by morning! The first on the list is Hard Candy! Hope you enjoy!

Prep Time: 5 Min
Cook Time: 20 -25 min
Ready In:
1 hour
A lot

Here's What You'll Need:

2 Cups Granulated Sugar
2/3 Cup light corn syrup
3/4 cup water
1 tsp Candy flavoring (can be found at Hobby Lobby)
Food coloring
Powdered sugar


1. In a large sauce pan mix together sugar, corn syrup and water. stir over medium heat until sugar dissolved. Bring mixture to a boil without stirring.

2. When syrup reached 260 degrees add food coloring *do not stir. boiling will incorporate color into syrup.*

3. Remove from heat at 300 degrees or when drops of syrup form hard brittle threads when dripped in cold water.

4. After boiling action stops add flavoring and stir.

5. Pour syrup into lightly oiled cookie sheet and score to mark squares.

6. When cooled break into pieces and dust with powdered sugar to prevent sticking.

The Finished Product!

hard candy 2

My Overall Rating: 4 out of 5 Clean Plates