Use a good heavy glass bowl such as a pyrex brand. Grease a 11 X 15 inch jelly roll pan. Mix sugar and corn syrup into microwave safe glass bowl. Cover with plastic wrap such as Saran Wrap tightly.
Microwave on high for 3 minutes. Take out carefully, remove plastic wrap and stir. Put on a new piece of plastic wrap and microwave another 3 minutes. Take out carefully and stir again. Put on another new piece of plastic wrap and microwave another 3 minutes - Take out again, remove plastic wrap, add oil carefully and food coloring if using and stir - pour into your greased jelly roll pan and spread out onto sheet - you can sprinkle powdered sugar over top if desired - place in a cool place to harden - after it hardens break up into pieces and store in airtight container - Enjoy - .