2 c Sugar
½ c water
1 ¼ c shredded coconut
½ tsp vanilla essence
Mix first three ingredients together in a pot. Cook slowly while stirring constantly to avoid sticking, until mixture forms a soft ball. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla essence well. Drop by spoonful on cookie sheet that has been lined with parchment paper. Let cool to form sugar cakes.
Add a couple drops of food color