Christmas Candy Fruit Slices

Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

This candy roll cut into slices is so good if you like fruit cake you will love these candy slices. My mom always made these for New Years- but I like them for Christmas gifts too!


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Serves:

makes about 3 pounds

Prep:

20 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

3 c
granulated sugar
1 Tbsp
heaping butter
1 lb
dates, chopped
1 lb
raisins, chopped
1 1/2 c
chopped nuts
1 c
light cream
1 tsp
vanilla
1 lb
figs, chopped
lb
chopped coconut

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a saucepan cook sugar, cream and butter to soft ball stage( 236^). Add vanilla.
Beat until creamy, then beat in fruit,nuts and coconut When well mixed, roll tightly in log shape.
Wrap in barely dampened clean cloth , but not wet. Then in waxed paper and store in cool place at least 2 weeks.
Slice in rounds and serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy, Heirloom