Easy Coconut Bonbons

Kathie Carr


This recipe was given to me by a friend who makes them for the church bazaar. They are yummy and yet easy to make. You can add food coloring to the cream cheese mixture for any holiday or occasion you like. (Red, green, pink, blue, etc.)

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40 candies
20 Min


1 pkg
(3 ounces) softened cream cheese
2 1/2 c
sifted powdered sugar
1/2 tsp
1 pkg
(3 1/2 ounces) coconut
optional, a few drops food coloring


1With mixer, beat cream cheese until light and fluffy. Add sugar gradually while continuing to mix. Add vanilla (and food coloring if using) and mix well.
2Form candies into bite sized balls and roll in coconut. Chill for several hours before serving. Store in refrigerator.

NOTE: If candies are too sticky to form into balls add a bit mor powdered sugar. This might happen if humidity is high.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy