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a sweet treat from under the sea 2 cups granulated sugar

Tart & Sour (optional)

powdered sugar

candy thermometer

⅔ cups light corn syrup

measuring cups

¾ cup water

medium-sized saucepan

cooking spray

round pan (any sort of cookie sheet with a rim will work)

food coloring hard candy flavoring oils (optional)

DIRECTIONS: Add granulated sugar, light corn syrup, and water to the pot. Stir on low heat until the sugar is dissolved. Do not stir the mixture again until the end!

toothbrush (or bottle-brush) wax paper

Add the food coloring of your choice. (See tips for amount of color to add for desired result). Let the mixture continue to boil until it reaches 300°. Remove from heat.

Add the candy thermometer to the pot,

Remove the candy thermometer from

making sure that it does not touch the bottom of the pot.

the pot and place the pot in hot water so that the candy does not harden. Add the flavoring oils and/or the Tart & Sour of your choosing, stirring thoroughly.

Let the mixture boil on low-medium heat until it reaches 260°. While the mixture is boiling, grease the pan. If there are bubbles, wipe the pan down with a paper towel.

Once it has stopped boiling pour the mixture into the greased pan and let it sit until it is completely hardened.

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