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VitaFiber™ Licorice


  • 8 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 ¾  cup VitaFiber™ IMO syrup
  • 1⁄2 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 1⁄8 tsp kosher salt
  • 3⁄4 cup whole-wheat flour
  • 1 1⁄2 tbsp anise extract
  • 1 1⁄2 tsp black food coloring


  • Line a glass 8″ square baking dish with parchment; grease.
  • Bring butter, syrup, milk, and salt to a boil over high heat in a 2-qt. saucepan fitted with a candy thermometer until temperature reaches 265°.
  • Remove from heat and stir in flour, extract, and coloring; pour into pan. Chill until firm, 30–45 minutes.
  • Invert onto a cutting board, peel of paper, and cut into 1⁄4″-thick ropes; twist to shape.
  • Place on baking sheets; chill 20–30 minutes until set.