Christmas Candy Fruit Slices

Pat Duran


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!


★★★★★ 1 vote

makes about 3 pounds
20 Min
Stove Top


  • 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
  • 1 lb
    figs, chopped
  • lb
    chopped coconut

How to Make Christmas Candy Fruit Slices


  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.

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About Christmas Candy Fruit Slices

Course/Dish: Candies
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American

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