Coconut Candy Centers

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READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Fairy Godmother

I have been making these for my father in law since I married his son 21 years ago. These taste a lot like the bounty bars I use to get as a child. Every Christmas I include these in the dessert trays I make. I am unsure of the cooking time as I have never timed it.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 12 cups light corn syrup
  • 12 cup water
  • 4 cups desiccated coconut
  • 12 teaspoon almond flavoring
  • dipping chocolate


  1. Combine sugar, syrup, and water in a heavy saucepan.
  2. Cover, cook until boiling rapidly.
  3. Remove cover and insert candy thermometer.
  4. Cook until 234'.
  5. Remove heat, add coconut and almond flavoring.
  6. Pour onto a slab or platter and let cool.
  7. Shape into 3/4" balls.
  8. Dip in chocolate.

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