Thursday, July 20, 2017

Tropical Candy Drops

3/4 cup macadamia nuts
3/4 cup shredded coconut toasted
8 ounces vanilla flavored  candy coating or white chocolate baking squares (with cocoa butter) coarsely chopped
1 cup tropical blend mixed dried fruit

Line a cookie sheet with wax paper, set aside.  In a medium saucepan combine the above ingredients and 1 tablespoon shortening.  Cook and stir over low heat for 8 to 10 minutes or until candy coating is melted.  Remove from heat.  Quickly drop mixture by teaspoonfuls about 1 inch apart onto the wax paper.  Chill candies on cookie sheet about 30 minutes or until set.  Makes about 35 candies.