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Coconut Candy

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  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Light corn syrup 2 Teaspoon
  Coconut 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), grated

Combine sugar, water and corn syrup in sauce pan.
Boil until it spins a thread 2-inches long (248°F.).
Remove crystals from the sides of the pan with a pastry brush dipped in water.
Remove syrup from heat, stir in the coconut.
Boil in mixture until very thick (236°F.) and again remove from heat.
Beat until it becomes creamy and is of the proper consistency to drop from a spoon on waxed paper.
If desired, 4 tbs. of drained crushed pineapple may be added to the syrup with the coconut.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1614 Calories from Fat 337

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 40 g61.8%

Saturated Fat 35.6 g178.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 30.2 mg1.3%

Total Carbohydrates 326 g108.6%

Dietary Fiber 10.8 g43.2%

Sugars 309.9 g

Protein 4 g8%

Vitamin A Vitamin C 6.6%

Calcium 2.1% Iron 16.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Coconut Candy Recipe