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Pumpkin Dandies Candy Recipe

Description: Pumpkin Dandies are a candy that you will certainly want to include on your Halloween party snack list.

Yield: about 2 1/2 dozen

You can also use this pumpkin recipe for Thanksgiving and other Fall seasonal parties.

1 cup Pumpkin
1 cup Sugar
1 1/4 cups3 Coconut Flakes
1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon Nutmeg
Walnuts or Peanuts, finely chopped
Candied Cherries

Preparation Directions:
  1. In a saucepan, combine pumpkin, sugar, coconut and spices.
  2. Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently.
  3. The candy is done, when it becomes thick and forms a ball in the center of the pan.
  4. Pour mixture onto a buttered cookie sheet.
  5. Cover loosely with plastic wrap, and allow to completely cool.
  6. Lightly butter hands, and then shape candy into bite-sized balls.
  7. Roll candy ball in chopped nuts.
  8. Top with a candied cherry half. Press it lightly into the candy.
  9. Cover and store in the refrigerator until ready to use.

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