|EVERY FEW MINUTES|
|SALT WATER TAFFY|
2 tbsp. & 2 tsp. butter
2 c. sugar
1 c. light corn syrup
1 tsp. vanilla extract
Red or green food color
1 c. water
Lightly butter jelly roll pan. In 3 quart microwave safe casserole with high sides, mix sugar, 1 teaspoon salt, they syrup and 1 cup hot water. Cook on high until boiling, about 8 minutes. Cook until mixture reaches 260 degrees on candy thermometer, about 15 to 20 minutes.
When bubbling stops, stir in 2 tablespoons butter, the vanilla and food color. Pour into pan; cool about 5 minutes.
Lightly butter hands. Gather 1/6 of taffy into a ball. Pull until taffy holds its shape in a 1/2 inch thick strand. With buttered shears, cut into 1 inch lengths. Wrap each in plastic wrap. Makes 1 1/2 pounds.
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