Nut and Date Candy (Mom's)
finely chopped, (walnuts, pecans, etc.)
up to 3/4
corn syrup, white (karo)
Boil a syrup of the sugar, water and Karo; stop as or before it reaches the soft ball stage.
Beat in the dates until they disintegrate, then the nuts.
Wet a dish towel in cold water.
Spoon the candy along the middle of the towel in piles.
Fold towel over; roll it, pressing firmly constantly.
Leave to cool and harden.
Slice approximately ¼ inch pieces.
Might want to roll slices in coconut, chopped nuts, etc.