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Cactus Candy
Yield: 6 servings

3 c granulated sugar
1 c water
2 tb orange juice
1 tb lemon juice

Select prickly pear cactus (or small barrel cactus if you own this
type of cactus, since it's illegal to remove it from the desert).
Remove spines and outside layer with knife. Cut pulp across in
slices one-inch thick. Soak overnight in cold water. Remove from
water, cut in one-inch cubes and cook in boiling water til tender.
Drain. Cook slowly in the following syrup until nearly all the
syrup is absorbed. Do not scorch.

SYRUP for 2 QUARTS of CACTUS CUBES

Heat all ingredients until sugar is dissolved. Then add cactus.
Remove cactus from syrup, drain and roll in granulated or powdered
sugar. For colored cactus candy, any vegetable food coloring may
be added to the syrup.

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