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Coconut Candy

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Ingredients
  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
Directions

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.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Candy

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