Greek Honey Candy

This sounds really good to try!

Preserving the Harvest

This weekend is the umpteeth Greek festival in Portland. With that in mnd, and having been inspired by a counter side enticement last week, we made sesame seed candy today. Only we mixed nuts in it, mainly chia (it’s what we had). That’s how we roll.

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Here’s how we did it:

  • 1/4 c. honey
  • 3/4 c. sugar
  • 1 T. water
  • pinch of sea salt
  • 2 t. butter
  • 1 t. vanilla extract
  • 1/4 t. baking soda
  • 1 c. seeds and/or nuts of choice

Mix honey, sugar, salt and water while heating for 5-10 minutes, until amber colored (or 300 f if using a candy thermometer). Pull of heat and add butter and vanilla. Once butter is melted, stir in baking soda (will get foamy) then add seeds and nuts. Pour onto a silicone mat or parchment paper.  Cover with additional mat or paper and use rolling pin and roll it to…

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