Tag: coconut

1940s Chocolate Candy

1940s Chocolate Candy

Before the creation of the microwave, the way to make candy was with a candy thermometer and a heavy saucepan.  Now I make this 1940 candy in the microwave because…why not! I love it because it has raisins in it and tastes somewhat like a […]

Date Nut Balls

Date Nut Balls

What would a Christmas be without recipes passed down from generation to generation?  This is one of those recipes-it’s a candy made of chopped dates, nuts, crispy rice cereal-all sticky and rolled in coconut. I mean, really. My favorite ultimate Christmas candy.  I start off […]