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easy coconut bonbons

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Kathie Carr
North Liberty, IN

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.)

(1 rating)
yield 40 candies
prep time 20 Min

Ingredients For easy coconut bonbons

  • 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

How To Make easy coconut bonbons

  • 1
    With 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.
  • 2
    Form 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.

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