Any Flavor Kool-Aid Taffy

Any Flavor Kool-Aid Taffy

  • Prep Time: 1 mins
  • Total Time: 11 mins
  • Yield: 100pieces
  • About This Recipe

    “A yummy, soft salt-water taffy. Make any flavor using Kool-Aid!”


  • 2 1/2 cupssugar
  • 3tablespoonscornstarch
  • 1cupcorn syrup
  • 1 1/3 cupswater
  • 2tablespoonsbutter
  • 1/2 teaspoonsalt
  • 1 (1/4 ounce) packet unsweetened Kool-Aid powdered drink mix, any flavor
  • Directions

  • Butter two large cookie sheets, then set them aside.
  • In a 2 qt.
  • saucepan, combine sugar and cornstarch.
  • Add corn syrup, water, butter, and salt.
  • Mix well before heating.
  • Bring mixture to boil on medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until it reaches 250 degrees Fahrenheit on candy thermometer (hard ball stage).
  • Remove from heat, and immediately stir in the Kool-Aid powder.
  • Quickly pour onto prepared cookie sheets.
  • Let stand a few minutes, until cool enough to handle with your hands.
  • Grab a few helpers to pull the taffy with buttered hands until the taffy lightens its color and becomes firmer.
  • Roll taffy into bite-sized pieces.
  • Wrap individually in squares of wax paper.
  • Reviews

  • “If you’re wanting to make lollypops, this is a nice tasting recipe, however, it is absolutley NOT SOFT! I followed this recipe to the T and it came out hard and crunchie. I would not recomend this recipe to anyone, sorry but most of mine are hanging on my tree as HARD orniments. “

  • “this recipe worked great for me, nice and soft.”

  • “I actually thought that it was good.It did turn out a little hard, but it was a very tasty treat!”