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caramel coconut marshmallow balls

(5 ratings)
Blue Ribbon Recipe by
Salt Life, FL

This is a delightful cookie candy. If you love caramel and coconut, you will be in heaven. We used to have a treat like this at our candy store. It was a large square marshmallow dipped in caramel and rolled in coconut.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

These caramel coconut marshmallows are a sweet and salty treat for all ages! Gooey and satisfying, it's a sweet and chewy clout of nutty caramel bliss. Coating the balls in coconut gives these candies a tropical feel.

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
(5 ratings)
yield 8 -10
prep time 20 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Microwave

Ingredients For caramel coconut marshmallow balls

  • 28
    caramels (about 8 oz)
  • 1/4 c
    butter or margarine
  • 2 Tbsp
    half and half or milk
  • 1 1/2 c
    confectioners' sugar, sifted
  • 1 c
    salted peanuts
  • 2 c
    miniature marshmallows
  • 1 c
    flaked coconut

How To Make caramel coconut marshmallow balls

  • Caramels, butter, and half and half in a glass bowl.
    In a 2-quart glass measure, place caramels, butter, and half and half.
  • Glass bowl in the microwave.
    Cook on high for 5 minutes in the microwave.
  • Stirring after 3 minutes.
    Stir after 3 minutes. Cook until melted and smooth.
  • Stirring in confectioners' sugar.
    Stir in sugar until smooth.
  • Stirring in peanuts.
    Add peanuts.
  • Stirring in mini-marshmallows.
    Stir in marshmallows just until lightly coated.
  • Mixture formed into balls and rolled in coconut.
    The mixture will be cool enough to shape the caramel mixture into balls. Roll in coconut until well coated.
  • Storing in a resealable container.
    Store in a covered container.