Mixed Raisin Candy

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Dec. 14, 2011

Ingredients

Sugar 4 Cup (64 tbs)
Whipping cream 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Light corn syrup 2 Tablespoon
Raisins 9 Ounce (1 Package)
Chopped pecans/Walnuts 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Flaked coconut 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Semi sweet chocolate morsels
Shortening 6 Tablespoon

Directions

MAKING

1) In a heavy saucepan, mix first 3 ingredients and stir well.

2) Bring the mixture to a boil and cook until the soft ball stage. Keep stirring.

3) Remove from heat and chill for about 2 hours.

4) Add raisins, pecans, and-coconut to the syrup and make 1-inch balls.

5) In a double boiler, mix chocolate and shortening. Bring water to a boil.

6) Lower the heat and melt chocolate. Coat the balls in chocolate evenly.

7) Allow excess chocolate to drain and then place on a waxed paper to cool.

8) Cover and store the mixed raisin candy in refrigerator.

SERVING

9) Mixed raisin candy makes a good snack between meals and is healthy for kids.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 20

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 570Calories from Fat 274

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 31 g47.7%

Saturated Fat 14 g70%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 10 mg0.42%

Total Carbohydrates 73 g24.3%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 66 g

Protein 2 g4%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet