Bologna Candy

Preparation info
  • Makes

    2¼ pounds

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Farm Journal’s Country Cookbook

By Nell B. Nichols

Published 1972

  • About

Looks like summer sausage, tastes like elegant candy—rich and luscious


  • 2 c. sugar
  • 1 c. milk
  • 1 lb.


  • Combine sugar and milk in 2-qt. heavy saucepan. Cook over medium heat to soft ball stage (234°), stirring occasionally.
  • Add dates and cook, stirring constantly until mixture is very thick and leaves the side of pan when stirred.
  • Remove from heat. Stir in coconut and nuts. Cool slightly. Turn out on wet towel. When cool enough to handle and hold shape, r