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Homemade Sucker Recipe

Lil' Luna
Homemade suckers have been a favorite treat to make with the family for decades. They're especially great for holidays!
5 from 10 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Rest 10 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 16
Calories 68 kcal


  • Sucker sticks
  • Sucker molds
  • Candy thermometer


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/3 cup corn syrup
  • 1/4 tsp food coloring
  • 3-5 drops flavoring cherry or cinnamon
  • sucker sticks
  • candy thermometer


  • Put molds and sticks together. Place on cookie sheet and spray. Put cookie sheet in freezer until candy is ready.
  • Put all of the ingredients except flavoring and color in a pan. Cook to hard crack stage (300 degrees).
  • Add flavoring and coloring. Stir about two minutes.
  • Pour into molds. Let set for 10-15 minutes before removing the molds and taking the suckers off the pan.


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


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


Calories: 68kcalCarbohydrates: 18gFat: 1gSodium: 5mgSugar: 18gCalcium: 1mg
Keyword Homemade Suckers
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