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.