You knew candy was sticky--how sticky can you make it?

Candy car made from Laffy Taffy and Smarties

What you need:
  • Several blocks of chewy candy such as Starburst, Taffy, Laffy Taffy
  • Small round candies such as Smarties or Sweet Tarts
What to do:
  1. Wet and knead each chewy candy until it is pliable.
  2. Try to attach round candy wheels. 
  3. The candy that builds the best car is the stickiest candy.
What’s happening:
Several factors affect candy stickiness, including how warm it is, how wet it is, and how much oil it contains.

From the book Candy Experiments by Loralee Leavitt

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