Mixed Raisin Candy
|Sugar||4 Cup (64 tbs)|
|Whipping cream||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Light corn syrup||2 Tablespoon|
|Chopped pecans/Walnuts||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Flaked coconut||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Semi sweet chocolate morsels||2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)|
Combine first 3 ingredients in a heavy saucepan; stir well.
Bring to a boil, stirring often; cook to soft ball stage (234Â°).
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; roll with spoon to coat evenly.
Remove with a wooden pick or spoon, allowing excess chocolate to drain off.
Place on waxed paper to cool.
Continue process until all candy balls are coated.
Cover and store in refrigerator.
Calories 1254 Calories from Fat 553
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 64 g98.1%
Saturated Fat 31 g155%
Trans Fat 0.1 g
Cholesterol 82.9 mg27.6%
Sodium 26.4 mg1.1%
Total Carbohydrates 173 g57.6%
Dietary Fiber 5.6 g22.6%
Sugars 155.9 g
Protein 4 g8.6%
Vitamin A 0.3% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 7.3% Iron 9.4%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet