Pure Maple Candy

Ingredients

  • 2 cups pure maple syrup
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts(Optional)
  • Directions

  • Step 1

    In a large heavy-bottomed saucepan, bring the maple syrup to a boil over medium-high heat stirring occasionally. Boil until syrup reaches 235 degrees F (110 degrees C) on a candy thermometer.

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  • Step 2

    Remove from heat and cool to 175 degrees F (80 degrees C) without stirring, about 10 minutes.

  • Step 3

    Stir mixture rapidly with a wooden spoon for about 5 minutes until the color turns lighter and mixture becomes thick and creamy. Stir in chopped nuts, if desired.

  • Step 4

    Pour into molds. Set aside to cool. Once cool, unmold candy. Store in airtight containers up to 1 month.

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