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Prickly Pear Candy

Rated as 1 out of 5 Stars

"A sweet candy with a touch of tartness for everyone to enjoy!"
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50 m servings 97
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  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; 0 25 0 0 0 Full nutrition

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Waste of time. Made a mess and didn’t make candy just a syrup like texture.

I've made prickly pear jelly for years, and wanted to try something new. Against my better judgement, I tried this recipe, although it made absolutely no sense to think that baking what is esse...