Vanir Month, Day 2: Honey Candy

by beanalreasa

OK, I know that I should finish my Freyr meditation that I’ve been working on, but it is taking much longer than I expected to write it all out.

So, in the meantime, I’d like to share with you a recipe that I found.

It makes a honey taffy candy that is suspiciously, deliciously similar to Bit O’ Honey.

(And no, I dunno how Freyr feels about it – but Bit O’ Honey happens to be my favorite candy of all time.)

Ingredients

1/2 c honey
1/2 c extra-chunky peanut butter
2 c dry powdered milk
1 oz almond paste

Directions

 Melt the honey, peanut butter and almond paste together in a saucepan over low heat. Stir with a wooden spoon until the soft-crack stage of 270ºF is reached on a candy thermometer.

Let the mixture cool to 180ºF.

 

Add 1 cup of dry powdered milk and mix well with a wooden spoon. Add the other cup of dry powdered milk and knead until well combined.

 

Roll out on wax paper until candy mixture is approximately 1/2 inch thick.

Cut into strips (@ 3/4 inch wide and 2 inches long). Let sit until candy is slightly hardened  and then wrap each piece in wax paper.

 

Makes approximately 8-10 servings

Prep time: 45 minutes

 

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