Homemade Black Licorice Twists
These licorice twists can be stored in the fridge for up to 2 weeks. To serve, just microwave them briefly. This recipe first appeared in our Jan/Feb 2013 issue along with our article Homemade Licorice. Get the recipe for Homemade Black Licorice Twists ». Todd Coleman

Why buy licorice in the store when you can make the freshest, most aromatic version you’ve ever tasted at home? With the essence of your choice—licorice root, anise extract, fennel seed-infused syrup—and just a few other ingredients, it’s amazingly easy to cook up a sweet taffy that can be cut into cubes, twisted into ropes, or otherwise fashioned into a chewy old-school treat.

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