~ Christmas Coconut Peaks ~

Cassie *

By
@1lovetocook1x

Another easy family tradition. These can be made year round. They look so pretty adorning a cookie tray.

Enjoy!


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Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
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Serves:
About 30
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
5 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1/4 c
butter
2 c
confectioners' sugar - sifted
1/4 c
evaporated milk
3 c
coconut
6 oz
milk chocolate chips
2 tsp
crisco shortening

Step-By-Step

1In 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.
2Drop by heaping teaspoonfuls on parchment or waxed paper.
3Cool to lukewarm, then shape into peaks.

Refrigerate until stiff.
4Melt chocolate with the shortening in microwave safe bowl in 30 second increments. Stir until smooth and shiny.
5Dip the bottom of each peak into the melted chocolate. Leave firm up on sheet. Place in a covered bowl and keep refrigerated.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies, Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy