Are you trying to make something like a carmel candy?
I am going to give you the Recipe and video on how to make carmels. These chewy candies sound like what you are enquiring about. This has a written step by step as well as the Video. http://video.about.com/candy/How-to-Make-Caramels.htm
If this is not what you want, please let me know and I will be happy to assist you further. Joan
The key for the fruit chewy or as we call the candies Gummies is gelatin.
This link goes over how to do this easily with gelatin: http://candy.about.com/od/gumgelatinbasedcandy/r/gummy.htm
I am not sure about the ratios you would use, but this is a simple recipe and may work for you.