Coconut Candy

Recipe by SharleneW
READY IN: 25mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine sugar, corn syrup and water in a large saucepan.
  • Cook, stirring constantly, just until sugar is dissolved.
  • Cook without stirring to 236 degrees (soft ball); remove from heat.
  • Stir in coconut and flavoring; cool.
  • Variation 1: Chocolate Coconut Almond Drops (otherwise known as Almond Joys)- Shape cooled coconut mixture into 1-inch balls, flattening bottoms.
  • Top each with a toasted almond.
  • Chill at least 1 hour.
  • Dip in melted chocolate.
  • Variation 2: Acorns- Shape in balls, tapering one end to cone shape.
  • Chill 1 hour.
  • Dip large end into melted chocolate.
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