3 cups sugar
3/4 cup light corn syrup
3/4 cup water
2 egg whites
1 (3 oz.) pkg. strawberry or lime flavored gelatin
1 cup chopped nuts
1/2 cup shredded coconut (optional)
Combine sugar, corn syrup and water in saucepan. Bring to boiling point. Reduce heat, cook to hard boil stage.
Beat egg whites until fluffy. Add dry gelatin gradually, beating until stiff peaks form.
Pour syrup slowly into egg white mixture, beating constantly until candy holds shape and loses gloss. Stir in nuts and coconut.
Pour quickly into 9 inch buttered pan. Let stand until firm. Dip knife blade into hot water, cut candy as desired.
Farberware Nonstick Bakeware 9-Inch Square Cake Pan