An old-fashioned candy recipes cookbook from Bear Wallow Books with ideas for homemade candies like maple creams, peanut brittle, saltwater taffy and spiced pecans.
If you have ever been tempted to try you hand at making homemade candies, this is just what you need to get started. You might also need a candy thermometer to make some of the goodies.
Usually thought of as an area of cooking and baking that is hard to learn, these clear concise instructions, candy making tips, and tried and tested candy recipes will make your journey into making your favorite homemade candies much easier.
This cookbook is 32 pages, soft cover, and contains 67 recipes for beaten candies, hard candies, fruit and nut candies, pulled candies, poured candies, tips for candy making, how to prepare chocolate for dipping, and historical notes on candy.
These old-fashioned candy recipes will take you back to your childhood. Learn to make the candies you remember, like Vermont maple creams, peanut brittle, spiced pecans and saltwater taffy.
Here are a sampling of recipe titles from this candy recipes cookbook.
Beaten Candies: Peppermint creams, Vermont maple creams, divinity, panocha, Kentucky bourbon balls, old Amish potato candy, pralines, truffles, fudge, cherry cordials (chocolate covered cherries), strawberry jellies, plus many others.
Hard Candies: Benne (sesame brittle), plantation peanut brittle, rock candy, lollipops, pecan crunch, old English toffee, horehound candy, butterscotch squares, and more.
Fruit and Nut Candies: Candied fruit peel, apricot leather, candied apples, caramel apples, spiced pecans, apple chews, Hawaiian missionary candy, crystal candy, and others.
Pulled Candies: Molasses taffy, salt water taffy, sorghum taffy, pulled peppermints, and old-fashioned sorghum candy.
Poured Candies: Butter rum caramels, marzipan, maple sugar caramels, butter caramels, turtles, and homemade marshmallows.
Old-Fashioned Candy Recipes Cookbook
- This 32-page softcover paperback cookbook measures 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″.
- All recipes in these cookbooks are in US equivalents (cups, pounds, ounces).
- Take your pick and order a few different titles. They are a nice item to have on hand when you need a last minute shower or wedding gift.