Coconut Candy

Recipe by mersaydees
READY IN: 40mins
YIELD: 6 candies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Prepare a baking sheet by lining with parchment paper or waxed paper. Lightly grease it.
  • In a heavy saucepan over high heat, combine the sugar and water and bring to a boil, stirring occasionally until sugar dissolves. Cook until a syrup forms, about 10 minutes.
  • Stir in the coconut and continue cooking, stirring constantly, until it register s 234°F (soft-ball stage) on a candy thermometer, or until a small bit dropped into a glass of ice water holds together and is quite soft when pressed between your fingertips. Remove from heat.
  • Drop by spoonfuls onto baking sheet and flatten into 3-inch rounds.
  • When cool and firm, wrap individually in plastic wrap.
  • Store in an airtight container up to a week.
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