Mixed Raisin Candy
|Sugar||4 Cup (64 tbs)|
|Whipping cream||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Light corn syrup||2 Tablespoon|
|Raisins||9 Ounce (1 Package)|
|Chopped pecans/Chopped walnuts||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Flaked coconut||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Semi-sweet chocolate morsels||2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)|
|Shortening||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (1/4 Cup Plus 1 1/2 Teaspoons)|
Combine first 3 ingredients in a heavy saucepan; stir well.
Bring to a boil, stirring often, until mixture reaches soft ball stage (234°).
Remove from heat; cover and chill 1 to 2 hours.
Stir in raisins, pecans, and coconut; shape into 1-inch balls.
Combine chocolate and shortening in top of a double boiler; bring water to a boil.
Reduce heat to low; cook until chocolate melts.
Place several candy balls in chocolate mixture; coat evenly.
Remove with a wooden pick or spoon, allowing excess chocolate to drain off.
Place on wax paper to cool.
Repeat procedure until all candy balls are coated.
Cover and store in refrigerator.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 11514 Calories from Fat 5583
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 642 g987.8%
Saturated Fat 294.7 g1473.5%
Trans Fat 13.5 g
Cholesterol 662.8 mg220.9%
Sodium 214.8 mg8.9%
Total Carbohydrates 1464 g488%
Dietary Fiber 45.2 g180.7%
Sugars 1320.7 g
Protein 35 g69.2%
Vitamin A 2.6% Vitamin C 16.1%
Calcium 58.7% Iron 75.2%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet