Cathy's Coconut Candy

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From my grandmother's collection. Dated 1932. This one has a notation that it is out of the 1930 Farm Journal Magazine.



  1. Combine brown sugar, sugar and half and half in heavy saucepan with buttered sides.
  2. Cook over medium heat, stirring until sugar is dissolved.
  3. Continue cooking to the soft ball stage. Remove from heat.
  4. Add butter and salt without stirring.
  5. Cook to lukewarm. Add vanilla and beat until creamy.
  6. Fold in coconut all at once.
  7. Pour into buttered and chilled square pan.
  8. Cook in refrigerator for at last two hours. Cut into slices.