Grandma's Butterscotch Candy Recipe
- 2 cups sugar
- 2/3 cup water
- 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1. Butter a 13-in. x 9-in. pan; set aside. In a heavy saucepan, combine the sugar, water and cream of tartar. Bring to a boil, without stirring, over medium heat until a candy thermometer reads 300° (hard-crack stage). Syrup will turn a golden color.
- 2. Remove from the heat; stir in butter and vanilla. Return to heat. Cook and stir until thermometer returns to 300°. Pour into prepared pan. Cool. Break into pieces. Yield: about 3/4 pound.
1/2 ounce-weight: 73 calories, 1g fat (1g saturated fat), 3mg cholesterol, 10mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 0g fiber), trace protein
Reviews for Grandma's Butterscotch Candy
"I just made this candy. It was good but it didn't have much of a butterscotch flavor. I think the next time I make it, I will add a pinch of salt and see if that will bring out a little more of its butterscotch flavor."