2 cups grated coconut
3 cups granulated sugar
½ cup water
Combine all ingredients in a thick saucepan, boil until coconut is cooked and the liquid dries up and the mixture holds together. Remove from heat and beat with wooden spoon two to three minutes.
Drop onto a greased tray or mixture be poured into a square dish 8x8x2 and pressed with the back of a spoon. If poured into square dish, allow to cool before cutting into squares.