toffees-just like when we were kids. 2 cups sugar 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar 3/4 cup water 1/2 cup of peanuts or 100's & 1000's. Place ingredients in a saucepan. Stir over stove hot plate till sugar is dissolved. Boil without stirring, placing lid on for 5 minutes to dissolve the sugar on the sides. Boil until golden brown. Pour into patty papers to set. Toffee may be decorated with peanuts, coconut or hundreds & thousands.
Coconut Ice - No Cook Easy Version from Food.com: From The Complete Home Confectioner by Hilary Walden, very easy recipe producing coconuty somewhat like fudge, thick & solid yet creamy candy. The cooking time is an estimated "setting" time for the mixture once it's in the pan.