Horehound Candy Recipe

This Horehound Candy Recipe is a low-cost and delicious homemade holiday food gift you can make during the holiday season.
By the MOTHER EARTH NEWS Editors
November/December 1977
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This Horehound Candy Recipe is a perfect homemade food gift for the holiday season.
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Make this Horehound Candy Recipe to give as a homemade holiday food gift everyone will appreciate.

Horehound Candy Recipe

Boil 2 ounces of dried horehound in 1-1/2 pints of water for a half hour. Then strain and add 3-1/2 pounds of brown sugar. Boil to the hard ball stage (270 degrees Fahrenheit) and pour onto a well-greased cookie sheet. When the candy is cool enough to hold its shape, mark it into squares.


Read more about making holiday food gifts and recipes: Homemade Holiday Food Gift Ideas.








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