- 1 c. sugar
- 1 c. packed brown sugar
- 1/3 c. evaporated milk
- 1/2 stick butter or margarine, softened
- 1 1/2 c. pecans
- 1 1/2 c. coconut
- Combine sugars and evaporated milk in heavy saucepan. Cook over medium heat. Stir in butter, pecans and coconut. Cook until candy reaches soft ball stage. (Mixture will form a soft ball when dropped in a cup of cold water.)
- Cool 2 minutes. Beat until thick, but glossy.
- Drop by tablespoon onto wax paper. Cool thoroughly.