Pink Peppermint Candy

Ingredients

2 cups Sugar
1 dash Salt
1/2 cup Water
1/4 teaspoon Red food coloring
1/2 teaspoon Peppermint extract

Preparation

1
Combine sugar, syrup, salt and water in a saucepan. Heat slowly, stirring constantly, until sugar dissolves, then cook, stirring, until mixture reaches 300 on a candy thermometer (a tsp of syrup will separate into brittle threads when dropped into cold water).
2
Stir in food coloring and extract until blended; remove from heat.
3
Drop from tip of a teaspoon onto well oiled cookie sheets to make 1 1/2 inch rounds,or spoon into well oiled 1 1/2 inch molds. If syrup hardens while shaping drops, heat slowly until just melted.
4
Cool on cookie sheets or in molds until firm, then remove carefully with spatula.

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Yield:

24.0 servings

Added:

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 - 3:15pm

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