Prep Time: 45 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
- 2 cups sugar
- 1/2 cup light corn syrup
- 1/2 cup water
- 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
- 3/4 teaspoon peppermint extract
- Red food coloring
Pull pieces of each part to form ropes and twist red around the white to make candy canes.
Yield: 1 dozen
Cost analysis: Store bought: $1.29 per dozen; Homemade: 50 cents per dozen
The Author says: "From my Great-Grandmother Maggie's cookbook..." --Jonni McCoy
Recipe Source: Miserly Moms by Jonni McCoy (Full Quart Press)
Reprinted with permission.