Prickly Pear Candy


A sweet candy with a touch of tartness for everyone to enjoy!

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
50 mins
8 servings


  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 1 cup prickly pear juice


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  2. Strain prickly pear juice into a bowl through 2 layers of cheesecloth.

  3. Combine the juice and sugar in a saucepan. Bring to a boil. Remove from heat; pour candy mixture onto the prepared baking sheet.

  4. Bake until firm, about 5 minutes. Remove and let candy cool in the pan until set, at least 30 minutes.

  5. Cut candy into bite-size pieces and wrap in plastic wrap.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

97 Calories
25g Carbs
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 97
% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 25g 9%
Total Sugars 25g
Calcium 0mg 0%
Potassium 1mg 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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