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Homemade Suckers

Homemade Valentines Suckers!! Recipe on { lilluna.com } The perfect Valentine treat !!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes
Rest 10 minutes
Total Time 12 minutes
Calories 1095 kcal
Author Lil' Luna


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/3 cup corn syrup
  • 1/4 tsp food coloring
  • sucker sticks
  • candy thermometer


  1. Put molds and sticks together. Place on cookie sheet and spray. Put in freezer until candy is ready.

  2. Put all ingredients except flavoring and color in a pan. Cook to hard crack stage (300 degrees).

  3. Add flavoring and coloring. Stir about two minutes.
  4. Pour into molds. Let set for 10-15 minutes.


  1. *Add ½ c. melted butter at 275 degrees. Mix and bring to 300 degrees and continue with Steps 3 & 4

Recipe Notes

TIP TO CLEAN POT AFTERWARD: Put water in pot and boil until candy comes off.

Nutrition Facts
Homemade Suckers
Amount Per Serving
Calories 1095
% Daily Value*
Sodium 78mg3%
Carbohydrates 287g96%
Sugar 286g318%
Calcium 15mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.