~ Christmas Coconut Peaks ~
Family Tested & Approved
confectioners' sugar - sifted
milk chocolate chips
In a medium saucepan over medium heat, melt butter - stir repeatedly until it becomes a golden color, making sure not to burn it.
To this gradually stir in the milk, sugar and coconut. Cook just until the mixture is combined.
Drop by heaping teaspoonfuls on parchment or waxed paper.
Cool to lukewarm, then shape into peaks.
Refrigerate until stiff.
Melt chocolate with the shortening in microwave safe bowl in 30 second increments. Stir until smooth and shiny.
Dip the bottom of each peak into the melted chocolate. Leave firm up on sheet. Place in a covered bowl and keep refrigerated.