Molasses Taffy Recipe

Molasses Taffy is simple to make and has a luscious taste. Just the right mixture of sweetened condensed milk, molasses, and salt butter makes the Molasses Taffy enjoyable dessert.


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 Sweetened condensed milk1 1⁄3 Cup (21.33 tbs) (1 Can, Eagle Brand)
 Molasses1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Salted butter1⁄8 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1803 Calories from Fat 318

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 36 g55.7%

Saturated Fat 22.7 g113.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 140 mg46.7%

Sodium 584.1 mg24.3%

Total Carbohydrates 348 g116%

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 315.5 g

Protein 32 g64.5%

Vitamin A 22.1% Vitamin C 17.7%

Calcium 150.4% Iron 48.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


In heavy, shallow saucepan, combine sweetened condensed milk, molasses and salt.
Cook over medium heat; stir constantly, to 235ºF.on candy thermometer or until a little dropped into very cold water forms a semi firm ball which holds its shape when taken from the water.
Immediatley remove from heat.
Pour into a buttered 8 inch square pan.
Let stand until cool enough to handle.
Pull taffy between buttered fingers until shiny and light coloured.
Twist into a rope about 3/4 inch thick.
Cut into 1 inch pieces with kitchen scissors.
If desired, wrap taffy.