|Sugar||3 Cup (48 tbs)|
|Light corn syrup||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Water||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Strawberry gelatin||3 1⁄2 Ounce (1 Package)|
|Flaked coconut||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Chopped pecans||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
Combine sugar, corn syrup and water in a 2 quart saucepan and heat to boiling, stirring constantly.
Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until a small amount of the mixture forms a hard ball when tested in cold water (252Â° on a candy thermometer).
Beat egg whites until foamy, add gelatin, beating until mixture forms peaks.
Slowly pour hot syrup into beaten egg whites, beating constantly on high speed of electric mixer.
Beat until candy begins to hold its shape.
Fold in coconut and nuts and put into greased 9 inch square pan.
Cool and cut in squares.
Makes 2 1/4 pounds.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 4498 Calories from Fat 922
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 110 g169.4%
Saturated Fat 31.4 g156.8%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 881.5 mg36.7%
Total Carbohydrates 909 g303.1%
Dietary Fiber 17.9 g71.5%
Sugars 762.5 g
Protein 25 g49.6%
Vitamin A 1.3% Vitamin C 3.2%
Calcium 13.4% Iron 24.5%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet