~ 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

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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.

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2Drop by heaping teaspoonfuls on parchment or waxed paper.

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3Cool to lukewarm, then shape into peaks.

Refrigerate until stiff.

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4Melt chocolate with the shortening in microwave safe bowl in 30 second increments. Stir until smooth and shiny.

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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