Candy Cane Lollipop


 Prep Time : 45 Minutes
 Total Time : 1 Hour 30 Minutes
 Makes : 24 
What do you Need?
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3/4 cup light corner syrup
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Peppermint or Cinnamon oil (to taste)2 cups sugar
  • Red food coloring
  • 24 lollipop or popsicle sticks

How To Make It
1.In a saucepan combine sugar, corn syrup, water and salt and bring to a boil.
2. Cool mixture until candy thermometer registers 300-310F or a drop of the mixture placed in cold water produces a brittle strand of candy.
3. Remove from heat and stir in 1/2 to 1 ts peppermint or cinnamon oil. Stir in several drops of red or green food coloring and stir to combine.
4. On a lightly oiled marble slab pour the syrup into small round shapes and position a paper lollipop stick in each round. As an alternative, pour syrup into lightly oiled small cupcake tins and position a popsicle stick in each cup.
5. Allow lollipops to harden and then carefully remove from either marble surface or cupcake tins.
6. Individually wrap each lollipop in plastic wrap to prevent them from sticking together.