Senior Spotlight: Making your own Taffy 

Taffy Recipe:


1 ½ cups sugarPinch of salt½ cup light corn syrup¼ cup water2 tablespoons butter½ teaspoon peppermint extract


Butter small cookie sheet.Mix all ingredients into a med sauce pan except peppermint.Cook, stirring constantly until mixture reaches hard-ball stage (255*F)Remove from heat, stir in peppermint.Pour onto buttered pan.When cool enough to handle, pull candy with buttered hands until it becomes white and stiff.Pull into long rope and cut.Cover each piece with wax paper.Makes ¾ lb