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       Title: COCONUT DELIGHT CANDY BARS
  Categories: Candies
       Yield: 60 Servings
  
       3 c  Light corn syrup
     1/4 ts Salt
       1 c  Water
       2 c  Sugar
   5 2/3 c  Coconut flakes
     3/4 c  Candied fruit; chopped
            (cherries and pineapple)
     3/4 c  Raisins
     3/4 c  Pecans; chopped
            Milk chocolate
  
   Recipe by: Jo Merrill Try this chewy, homemade coconut candy for a special
   treat.
   
     In a saucepan combine corn syrup, salt, water and sugar. Cover tightly
   and bring to a boil.  Remove lid and place a candy thermometer inside; cook
   to 236 degrees.
     Place coconut, candied fruit, raisins and pecans in a large bowl and mix
   well.  Pour cooked syrup over fruit and nuts; mix thoroughly. Pour out on
   buttered marble slab and pack into a 3/8-inch thick square shape. Cool,
   slice into bar shapes; let dry. Dip in sweet chocolate. Makes about 60
   bars.    Jo Merrill
  
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