How to Make Saltwater Taffy

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How to Make Saltwater Taffy Recipe
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1
Cut about 100 2" squares out of waxed paper.

Cut about 100 2" squares out of waxed paper.

2
Butter two large baking sheets.

Butter two large baking sheets.

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3
Mix sugar and corn starch in a medium-large pot.

Mix sugar and corn starch in a medium-large pot.

4
Add all other ingredients except drink mix powder.

Add all other ingredients except drink mix powder.

5
Stir to incorporate. Heat over medium-high heat until boiling and mixture reaches 255 degrees F on the candy thermometer.

Stir to incorporate. Heat over medium-high heat until boiling and mixture reaches 255 degrees F on the candy thermometer.

6
Remove from heat and stir in drink mix and food coloring.

Remove from heat and stir in drink mix and food coloring.

7
Pour onto buttered baking sheet to cool. Wait 5-10 minutes until the taffy is cool enough to handle.

Pour onto buttered baking sheet to cool. Wait 5-10 minutes until the taffy is cool enough to handle.

8
Butter your hands.

Butter your hands.

9
Pull taffy until it is hard to pull and much lighter in color.

Pull taffy until it is hard to pull and much lighter in color.

10
Pull taffy into 1/2" round snakes and lay out onto your buttered baking sheet.

Pull taffy into 1/2" round snakes and lay out onto your buttered baking sheet.

11
Cut into pieces with clean greased scissors.

Cut into pieces with clean greased scissors.

12
Wrap with waxed paper and twist ends. Enjoy!

Wrap with waxed paper and twist ends. Enjoy!

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