Homemade Almond Joys
- 1/2 c. white karo (corn) syrup
- 1/4 tsp. salt
- 10 large marshmallows (exactly 10 or the consistency is off)
- 2 c. coconut - its better if you chop it more finely
- 1/2 tsp. vanilla
- roasted almonds
- chocolate chips
In the meantime, melt the chocolate chips. I like to do this by putting them in a metal bowl and placing the bowl over a pot of boiling water. Stir until chocolate is melted and smooth. Roll the coconut mixture into small balls and press an almond into the top. Dip each one in chocolate then let cool on a chilled marble slap or on wax paper over a chilled cookie sheet.
For Homemade Mounds: omit the almond and use dark or semi-sweet chocolate chips.