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Butterscotch Patties

Makes 6 dozen 1" drops!



  • 1 C. white sugar

  • 1/8 tsp. salt

  • 1 tsp. cider vinegar

  • 1/4 C. packed brown sugar

  • 1/2 C. butter or oleo

  • 2 T. water

  • Candy Thermometer


  • Butter two large cookie sheets.

  • Combine sugars, and all other ingredients in a heavy, medium sized sauce pan.

  • Heat over medium heat stirring constantly until sugars dissolve.

  • Then cook without stirring to 290 on a candy thermometer.

  • A teaspoon of syrup will separate into threads that are hard but not brittle when dropped in cold water.

  • Remove from heat.

  • Drop hot syrup from tip of teaspoon onto cookie sheets to form 1" patties.

  • Let stand until cool and firm.

  • Store in a tightly covered container in a cool place.

  • To prevent patties sticking together, put wax paper between layers in container.


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