Kaye's Candy



Kaye is my Sister - a wonderful cook. She made this candy 30 years ago. It was a favorite for Christmas. I am making a custom Valentine Box Cake, with this as the candy. The "box" is a heart shaped red velvet cake covered with buttercream & topped with fondant. The candy sits on top.


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2 c
roasted pecans
1/2 lb
sweet flaked coconut
4 c
confectioners' sugar
1 Tbsp


10 oz
pure chocolate chips (semi-sweet)
cake of parrifin wax
melt chocolate with wax

How to Make Kaye's Candy


  • 1Roast the pecans at 170 for 10 minutes. (roasting brings out the natural oil). let them cool
  • 2Add all ingredients to Food Processor & pulse until mixed. Don't overwork.
  • 3Form into balls. Chill while you melt the chocolate.
  • 4Either dip the candy or pour and let dry on waxed paper.

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About Kaye's Candy

Course/Dish: Candies, Chocolate

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