This recipe was written on a piece of paper and found in a large collection, date unknown. I’ve typed it below along with a scanned copy (of both sides). There is a list at the bottom of flavors & colors – must be suggested food coloring to use?

Handwritten Recipe For Hard Candy

Candy Hard Yolanda’s

1/2 C white Karo syrup
1/2 C water
2 C sugar

Combine & cook to 300° on candy thermometer. Remove from fire.


1/2 t of oil flavoring (cinnamon, cloves, peppermint, wintergreen, anise, etc.)

Pour on generously covered (with powdered sugar) marble slab & cut with scissors into pieces (it’s hot) around edges – work fast.

1. Cinnamon – Red

2. Spearmint – White

3. Cloves – 1 Red; Cloves – 1 Yellow

4. Lemon – Yellow

5. Wintergreen – 4 Green

6. Peppermint – 1 Red – 1 Blue

7. Anise – Pink

Second Side Of Recipe

The 2 Week Diet

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