Easy Coconut Candy

5-ingredients and just a few minutes to make this delicious candy.  Moist and sweet and full of coconut flavor.

Course Dessert
Cuisine Mediterranean
Keyword coconut balls, coconut candy, coconut creams
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 27 servings
Calories 130 kcal
Author Kallee~creative southern home


  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 TBL butter
  • 1/2 cup half & half
  • 2 1/2 cups sweetened, grated coconut
  • 1 tsp vanilla


  1. Stir sugar, butter and milk over medium heat until sugar is dissolved

  2. continue stirring while cooking slowly to soft ball stage (235 degrees)

  3. remove from heat

  4. stir in coconut and vanilla

  5. place in buttered 8x8 pan and cut into squares at once

Recipe Notes

keep in an airtight container at room temperature for up to a week.  It also freezes well for 6 months