1931 Coconut Patties

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Theresa Thunderbird

This recipe is from the 1931 Searchlight cookbook.

Top Review by justcallmetoni

Though I followed the recipe to the letter, the resulting candy was a little grainy and the sugar overpowered the coconut.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine sugar and cocoa.
  2. Add milk and water.
  3. Boil to soft ball stage (234-238).
  4. Cool to room temp.
  5. Add coconut and nuts.
  6. Add butter and flavoring.
  7. Beat until mixture begins to thicken.
  8. Drop onto waxed paper by tablespoonfuls.
  9. This is an old recipe and dosen't give cooking time,I'm posting how long it takes me.

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