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Meal Type: Dessert
Total Time:
Cook Method: Stove
     Serving Size: 36 - Change
Nutritional Facts
Servings Per Recipe: 36

Amount Per Serving
Calories 0
% Daily Value**
Total Fat 0g
Saturated Fat 0g
Unsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 0mg
Total Carbohydrate 0g
Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 0g
Protein 0g
Vitamin A  0%Vitamin C  0%
Calcium  0%Iron  0%
Potassium  0%Vitamin E  0%
** Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
*Nutritional Data from USDA SR21 Database. Nutritional information is estimated and may vary.

Broken Glass (Hard Tack Candy)

Recipe Tags: Candy Recipes

Date Added: December 06, 2013


2 Cups Sugar (up to 6)
3/4 Cup Light Corn Syrup (Karo)
1 Cup Water reserved from cooking
1/4 Teaspoon Pepper wintergreen
1 Unit Red Food Color
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1. The following is a recipe for "broken glass", a hard candy.

2. We often made this when I was a kid. We would flavor one batch with cinnamon oil (and color it red), and flavor another with wintergreen (and color it green).

3. Mix all ingredients and stir over heat until sugar dissolves.

4. Boil to 300F or hard crack on candy thermometer.

5. Remove from heat and add 1/4 teaspoon oil flavoring (peppermint, wintergreen, cinnamon, etc).

6. and desired food coloring. Pour onto well-buttered cookie sheet.

7. Mark into pieces as soon as it starts to harden around the edge.

8. Powder candy with powdered sugar and break into pieces when set.

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Dietary Notes:
This recipe is low-sodium with 0mg per serving, low-fat with 0g per serving, low-saturated fat with 0g per serving, low-cholesterol with 0mg per serving and low-calorie with 0 per serving

Food Allergy Information:
This recipe contains potential food allergens and will effect people with Corn, Food Color, Natural Sweeteners allergies.
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