Coconut Balls Recipe

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Coconut Balls

Kala Nicholson

By
@LETSgetCOOKIN86

Every Christmas my family and I get together and make candy for gifts. This is by far my favorite candy and the most requested for gifts every year! It takes some time, I wish I could tell you how long, but we make them in HUGE batches and it takes us all evening.. Plus we goof off and have tons of fun while doing it!!


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Rating:

Serves:

Many!

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

1 stick
butter, softened
2 c
pecans, in pieces
1 can(s)
sweetened condensed milk
16 oz
angel flake coconut
2 lb
10x confectioners sugar
2 bag(s)
semi- sweet chocolate chips (12 oz ea.)
1
block of wax

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Note: I get wax from the canning section in the grocery store, usually they're 4 blocks of wax per box, just use one block.
2
Heat chocolate chips and wax in double boiler over medium heat. Stirring occasionally.
3
Mix all other ingredients until well blended.
4
Lay out a bunch of parchment paper and start making balls the size of cherry cordials. Place them on the parchment paper as you go.
5
Dip the balls in the chocolate. We use a tooth pick stuck in the top and swirl them in the chocolate. (Takes some practice, but easy enough)
6
Once all of the balls are dipped take a spoon and cover the holes from where the tooth pick was. I just drizzle and make swirls.
7
Let the coconut balls stay out over night to dry. Then put them in sealed containers or ziploc bags. Have fun!!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: Southern