Molasses Taffy

I would like to share as many holiday recipes as possible, and I have a lot of them!  And while thumbing through a bunch of old recipe books I can across this adorable picture of a taffy pulling party.  A perfect opening for a recipe for molasses taffy.

Molasses Taffy

Place in granite kettle 2 cups pure molasses, 1 cup sugar, 2 tablespoons butter, and 1 tablespoon vinegar.  Flavor if desired.  Boil to 260F or until a little of the mixture in cold water becomes brittle.  Pour into buttered pan.  When cool enough to handle, pull until a light color and hard.  Grease the hands before pulling.

Please be careful with pulling taffy!  You have to find the perfect balance between cool enough to handle and warm enough to pull.

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