Butter sides of heavy saucepan. Add
1 C white sugar
1/3 C white Karo syrup
1/3 C water
Cook stirring until sugar is dissovled and mixture boils. Cook without stirring to hard crack stage (290°). Butter cookie sheet and place round toothpicks on it 2'' apart. When syrup is done, remove from heat and add
red coloring, 2-4 drops oil of cinnamon or cloves
green coloring, oil of peppermint or wintergreen
yellow coloring, orange or lemon extract.
Pour a spoonful on each toothpick. Makes 30 lollipops.