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Pioneer Snow Candy 🍬

Make candy like the pioneers with these 3 ingredients!


  • 1/4 cup of maple syrup

  • A candy thermometer, not necessary but handy!

What You Do:

  • Pour syrup into a small saucepan and heat on medium-low until boiling. Heat until the temperature reaches 235 degrees on a candy thermometer (this shouldn’t take more than 5 minutes).

  • While you wait for syrup to boil, add a thick layer of snow to a baking sheet. Pack the snow tightly and make sure that it’s 2 inches thick. The boiling candy will melt through the snow, and you don’t want it to melt all the way to the bottom of the pan and stick.

  • Use a spoon to drizzle pools of hot syrup onto the snow (about 1-2 tsp of syrup per “pool”). Let the candy set and cool for 2-3 minutes.

  • Enjoy!

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