Make Homemade Candy: 5 Recipes

An especially sweet expression of sentiment is a gift of old-timey homemade candies flavored with herbs and spices.

| December/January 1994

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A gift of candy is an age-old way of expressing love or friendship, whether from a child offering to share his candy bar or a mother making fudge for a special family occasion. An especially sweet expression of sentiment is a gift of old-timey homemade candies flavored with herbs and spices. Remember root beer suckers, ginger hard candies, peppermint kisses, cinnamon gumdrops, and licorice whips? Let one of these old-fashioned favorites melt in your mouth, and you’ll imagine your grandmother’s smile.

Candy Recipes:

• Mint Kisses

Molasses Clove Taffy

• Wintergreen Bonbons (Fondant)



Suckers

• Ribbon Candy






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