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    Coconut Drops

    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    55 mins

    10 mins

    45 mins

    Ambervim's Note:

    This is from the book "The Food of Jamaica," a cookbook sold in Jamaica for Jamaicans. This combination of coconut, brown sugar and ginger is a winner.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      If you don't have silpat, butter a cookie sheet.
    2. 2
      Bring the water to a boil in a heavy saucepan and add the coconut and ginger.
    3. 3
      Reduce heat and cook for 15 minutes.
    4. 4
      Gradually add the sugar, stirring to disolve.
    5. 5
      Cook over a high heat, stirring frequently, until it is thick and sticky (120C /236F on a candy thermometer). This will take about 20-30 minutes.
    6. 6
      To test for doneness, drop a little of the mix into a glass of cold water. If it turns into a ball, it is done.
    7. 7
      Turn off the heat and stir in the nuts.
    8. 8
      Drop by teaspoon onto your baking sheet and let the candy cool.
    9. 9
      Makes about 20 large candies.

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    Nutritional Facts for Coconut Drops

    Serving Size: 1 (1123 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 3190.6
     
    Calories from Fat 1344
    42%
    Total Fat 149.4 g
    229%
    Saturated Fat 101.0 g
    505%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 201.2 mg
    8%
    Total Carbohydrate 483.1 g
    161%
    Dietary Fiber 33.7 g
    134%
    Sugars 441.7 g
    1767%
    Protein 17.7 g
    35%

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