Quick and Easy Microwave Hard Candy

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Recipe for Quick and Easy Microwave Hard Candy. Got a sweet tooth? No problem. Now you can make your favorite hard candy in minutes with the convenience of your microwave.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon flavoring*
  • food coloring
  • *flavoring may include lemon, vanilla, cherry, almond, peppermint or other extracts

Directions

  1. Thoroughly mix sugar and light corn syrup in glass bowl. Cover with plastic wrap. Microwave on HIGH for 3 minutes and 15 seconds. Quickly stir the sugar mixture and then cover with a NEW sheet of plastic wrap. Microwave on high for 3 minutes and 15 seconds. Remove from microwave and stir. After boiling has ceased, stir in coloring and flavoring. Pour syrup quickly, onto wax paper covered cookie sheet or into non-stick sprayed molds. Cool completely before breaking into pieces. Store in airtight container between sheets of waxed paper.

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