You can use any flavor gelatin that you want. This is a delicious recipe.
3 cups granulated sugar
3/4 cup light corn syrup
3/4 cup water
2 egg whites, stiffly beaten
1 small box strawberry gelatin
1/2 cup flaked coconut
1 cup chopped pecans
Combine sugar, corn syrup and water. Bring to boil, stirring constantly; reduce heat. Cook to hard-ball stage (252 degrees F), stirring occasionally.
Combine beaten egg whites and gelatin. Beat until mixture forms peaks. Pour hot syrup in thin stream into egg whites, beating until candy loses gloss and holds shape. Fold in coconut and nuts. Pour into buttered 9-inch square pan. Top with rows of pecans and coconut. Or you can drop by spoonsful onto wax paper.
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