Coconut Fruit Chews

Idea gallery #1035
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Coconut Fruit Chews
Ingredients and Supplies
  • 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.

Coconut Dough
Coconut Dough
75-101
Unit: 18 oz. tub
Lemon Yellow AmeriColor® Soft Gel Paste™ Food Color
Lemon Yellow AmeriColor® Soft ...
ACR-107
Unit: 3/4 oz. bottle
Soft Pink AmeriColor® Soft Gel Paste™ Food Color
Soft Pink AmeriColor® Soft Gel...
ACR-132
Unit: 3/4 oz. bottle
Leaf Green AmeriColor® Soft Gel Paste™ Food Color
Leaf Green AmeriColor® Soft Ge...
ACR-111
Unit: 3/4 oz. bottle
Lemon LorAnn Super-Strength Oil
Lemon LorAnn Super-Strength Oi...
42-2020
Unit: 1 dram
Lime LorAnn Super-Strength Oil
Lime LorAnn Super-Strength Oil
42-2110
Unit: 1 dram
Raspberry LorAnn Super-Strength Flavor
Raspberry LorAnn Super-Strengt...
42-2160
Unit: 1 dram
Peter's Caramel (Old # 75-2000P)
Peter's Caramel (Old # 75-2000...
LCC-4475P
Unit: 1 lb. tub