Originally Posted by dogbaker
the higher temperature didn't work. Now I am wondering if the fact I used a cheaper sugar other than Domino sugar could have a effect?
The pieces are partially solidified with sticky outsides.
What is the recipe you are using for your candy?
When I make candy I use 3/4 cups of water, 2/3 cups of corn syrup, and 2 cups of sugar. It turns out great every time.
I heat it to 300 degrees, then add the flavour.