Easter Egg Candies
EASTER EGG CANDIES
? 1 pound confectioners sugar
? 2 tablespoons water
? 1 tablespoon light corn syrup
? 1 tablespoon softened butter
? 1 teaspoon vanilla
? 1/4 teaspoon salt
? 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
? 1 pinch cream of tartar
? 1 1/3 cups flaked coconut
? 8 squares semi sweet chocolate
Combine sugar, water, corn syrup, butter and vanilla.
Add the salt, almond extract and cream of tartar.
This mixture will be crumbly.
Add the coconut.
Shape into eggs (whatever size you want).
Melt the chocolate in a double boiler over low heat.
Cool a little and then frost the eggs.
Yield about 5 servings
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