CAJETA DE COCO (COCONUT FUDGE)

Jo Anne Sugimoto

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@sugarnspicetedibears

If you love Dulce de Leche, you will also love cajeta!


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Ingredients

2 c
sweetened condensed milk
2 c
shredded unsweetened coconut, divided
1 c
butter, salted
1/2 c
graham cracker crumbs
1/2 tsp
vanilla extract

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a medium saucepan, combine all the ingredients except for 1 cup of the shredded coconut.
2
On medium heat bring the ingredients to a boil, stirring constantly, then simmer for an additional 5 minutes until it comes together and you can see the bottom of the pan when you stir. Let the mixture cool down completely.
3
Take a spoonful at a time and form into 1 1/2 balls and place them on waxed paper.
4
Put the remaining shredded coconut in a small pan and toast it over medium heat until it just starts to turn brown.
5
Put the coconut in a shallow dish and roll the balls in it, coat it completely.
6
You can put the covered balls in mini cupcake liners. Chill.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy