Coconut Fruit Chews
Idea gallery #1035
- 4 cups coconut dough, divided
- yellow, pink, and green food color
- lemon, raspberry and lime concentrated flavors
Knead pink food color and 15 drops raspberry flavor into 1 cup coconut dough. Knead yellow food color and 15 drops lemon flavor into 1 cup coconut dough. Knead green food color and 15 drops lime flavor into 1 cup coconut dough. Leave one cup of coconut dough unflavored and uncolored. Place the green mixture on parchment paper or silicone mat and pat into a rectangle 1/4” thick. Place the yellow mixture on parchment paper or silicone mat and pat into the same size rectangle as the green. Put the yellow on top of the green. Repeat with the white and pink. Cut into 1" squares and roll in sugar.
Variation: A thin layer of melted caramel (commercial or Basic Caramel Recipe) may be added on the center layer.
Recipe and image taken with permission from Autumn Carpenter's Book, All About Candy Making. All rights reserved.