Mine Run Candy

(from castro15’s recipe box)

Categories: Dessert


  • 2 tsp butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup dark corn syrup
  • 1 tbsp. vinegar
  • 1 tbsp. baking soda
  • 1 pkg. milk chocolate chips
  • 1 tbsp. shortening


  1. ne a 13×9-inch pan with foil and grease the foil with butter; set aside. In a large heavy saucepan, combine the sugar, corn syrup, and vinegar. Cook and stir over medium heat until the sugar is dissolved. Bring to a boil. Cook, without stirring, until a candy thermometer reads 300.

  2. Remove from the heat; stir in baking soda. Immediately pour into prepared pan. Do not spread candy. Cool. Using foil, lift candy out of pan. Gently peel off foil; break candy into pieces.

  3. In a microwave, melt chips and shortening; stir until smooth. Dip candies into chocolate mixture, allowing excess to drip off. Place on waxed paper; let stand until set. Store in an airtight container.

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