This recipe was clipped from a newspaper article titled: “Make It Sweet And Make It Quick”. Date unknown. Recipe is typed below along with a scanned copy.

Old-Fashioned Christmas Candy Recipe Clipping


3 cups sugar
1 cup white syrup
1/2 cup cream
1 tsp. vanilla
1 lb. candied cherries
1/2 lb. candied pineapple
1/2 lb. Brazil nuts, chopped
1/2 lb. pecans, chopped

In heavy saucepan boil sugar, Karo syrup and cream to soft ball stage. Add vanilla and beat slightly. Add remaining ingredients and mix well. Drop by teaspoons onto waxed paper or into lightly oiled miniature muffin tins. Let set until firm.

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One Response to Old-Fashioned Christmas Candy Recipe Clipping

Published 13 February, 2018 in 1:03 pm

I have been looking for this recipe for half a century. My mother made it once and lost her recipe. Thank yopu for posting it here : )

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