Mom's Nut And Date Candy

Course : Candy
Serves: 1
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1 cup nuts -- finely chopped - -- (walnuts, pecans, etc)
1 cup dates -- finely chopped
2 cups sugar -- granulated
1/2 cup water -- (up to 3/4 cup)
1 tablespoon karo

Preparation / Directions:

Boil a syrup of the sugar, water and Karo; stop as or before it reaches the soft ball stage. Let cool. Beat in the dates until they "disintegrate," then the nuts. Wet a dish towel in cold water. Spoon the candy along the middle of the towel in piles. Fold towel over; roll it, pressing firmly constantly. Leave to cool and harden. Slice approximately 1/4-inch pieces. Might want to roll slices in coconut, chopped nuts, etc. (Mom never did, tho'


Nutritional Information:

2911 Calories (kcal); 81g Total Fat; (23% calories from fat); 27g Protein; 560g Carbohydrate; 0mg Cholesterol; 28mg Sodium

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