Mound Bars & "Almond Joy" candy By FREDA
- 1 lb
- bag sweetened coconut
- 1 lb- box
- powdered sugar
- 1 can(s)
- (Eagle brand) 14 oz size sweetened condensed milk, (do not use evaporated milk)
- 3 C
- bag chocolate chips or chocolate almond bark
- see note below: parrafin wax as needed, approx. 1/2 block wax to 1 1/2 lb chocolate (add to chocolate little at a time in small chunks ) this keeps your chocolate thin when dipping
MIX 1ST 3 ITEMS TOGETHER, MIX WELL
IF CHOC/BARK IS TOO THICK TO DIP CANDY
Next add coconut, stirring till well blended. (Mixture will be thick.)
Candy MUST CHILL until chocolate is melted and ready to dip chocolates. (Chilling candy makes for easier dipping.)
Optional: see Almond Joy below; top with almond on each.
NOTE: If chocolate or bark gets too thick to dip candy, add a little paraffin wax to the chocolate to thin to needed consistency. Use only a little at a time. Melt into chocolate (approx 1 TBS) you can always add more as needed.
Press one or two almonds slightly into top of the mounds, before dipping into chocolate.
Use buttered hands to roll your candy or Mounds, this makes it so much easier. Store in covered tin in refrigerator. Remove from refrigerator 1/2 before serving candies.