Silver Dollar City’s Fool’s Gold candy is only available in a candy store in Branson, Missouri, but you can make this crunchy chocolate dipped candy at home.
The Brown’s Candy store at Silver Dollar City makes many different types of candy. They are known for their delicious fudge and brittle. If you have never tried Fool’s Gold candy it is a nut brittle candy minus the nuts. You can make this candy at home, you will need a few simple ingredients. You will need dark corn syrup, sugar, baking soda, and chocolate.
You will need to bring the corn syrup and sugar to boil. Cook until it reaches 306 degrees, you need to measure the temperature with a candy thermometer. When the candy reaches the right temperature you will need to add the baking soda and stir very quickly.
Quickly pour the hot candy on a baking sheet and spread out with a wooden spoon or a heat safe spatula.
When the candy cools you will need to break up the candy into small pieces, you can enjoy the candy like this, or you can dip it into chocolate.
If desired you can dip these into chocolate, you can use chocolate bark or your favorite chocolate.
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Silver Dollar City’s Fool’s Gold
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 cup dark corn syrup
- 4 teaspoons baking soda
- 1 pound chocolate for dipping
- Over medium heat. In a very large and heavy saucepan combine sugar and syrup. Bring to a boil just until sugar dissolves. Stirring constantly. Cook without stirring until it reaches hard crack stage or 305 degrees on candy thermometer, remove from heat, stir in soda.
- Working quickly, spread mixture in a 9x18" pan. Allow to cool. Break into pieces. Dip in Chocolate that has been melted if desired. Let the Chocolate harden. Enjoy. This is good with or without the chocolate. DO NOT try to make this on a cloudy day. It will not work.