~ Christmas Coconut Peaks ~

Cassie *


Another easy family tradition. These can be made year round. They look so pretty adorning a cookie tray.



★★★★★ 2 votes

About 30
5 Min
5 Min
Stove Top


  • 1/4 c
  • 2 c
    confectioners' sugar - sifted
  • 1/4 c
    evaporated milk
  • 3 c
  • 6 oz
    milk chocolate chips
  • 2 tsp
    crisco shortening

How to Make ~ Christmas Coconut Peaks ~


  1. In 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.
  2. Drop by heaping teaspoonfuls on parchment or waxed paper.
  3. Cool to lukewarm, then shape into peaks.

    Refrigerate until stiff.
  4. Melt chocolate with the shortening in microwave safe bowl in 30 second increments. Stir until smooth and shiny.
  5. Dip the bottom of each peak into the melted chocolate. Leave firm up on sheet. Place in a covered bowl and keep refrigerated.

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About ~ Christmas Coconut Peaks ~

Course/Dish: Candies, Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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