Grandmother’s (Mae’s) Taffy



  • 3 c. sugar
  • 1 c. boiling water
  • 4 Tbsp. white corn syrup
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 2 Tbsp. vinegar
  • Flavoring


Mix sugar, water, syrup, butter and vinegar together.  Wipe down sides of the kettle.  Cover and bring slowly to the boiling pint.  Remove cover and cook to the *crack stage, 290 degrees F.  Cool on buttered platter.  Flavor and pull.  Nuts may be added if desired.

*The crack is the stage when the syrup hardens and is brittle as soon as dropped into cold water (about 290 degrees F.).

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