3 cups brown sugar
1/4 lb butter
1 teaspoon lemon juice or vanilla
1/2 cup water
combine ingrediants except flavoring in a heavy saucepan. Place over low heat and stir until sugar is dissolved.
Increase heat and stir constantly.
Cook until candy forms a firm ball when dropped into cold water. (246 degrees). add flavoring and pour into flat greased pan. cool slightly and make into 1 inch squares.