Honey Squares Recipe

Honey squares is an old-fashioned candy sweetened with honey and brown sugar.

This recipe is from a cookbook dated 1916.

What You’ll Need:

  • 1 cup of honey
  • 1 cup of brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons of Crisco
  • 1/2 cup of cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 teaspoon of lemon extract
  • A pinch of cream of tarter

Honey Squares Instructions:

  1. Place the Crisco, salt, honey, cream and sugar into a saucepan, stir over low heat until dissolved, then add the cream of tarter.
  2. Boil the mixture until it forms a hard ball when a drop is placed in cold water (252 degrees F).
  3. Remove from heat, stir in the lemon extract, and then pour the mixture into a greased pan.
  4. Cut into squares when cool. Should make about 25 squares.

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