Coconut Cherry Balls

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By
@1lovetocook1x

I received an e-mail last night from a fellow member, asking if I had a recipe for Cherry Balls.

So, here's to you..you know who you are..I was happy to be able to help you, after your loss of the recipe.


These sure are delicious!


Enjoy!!

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Rating:
★★★★★ 8 votes
Comments:
Serves:
20 - 25, depends how big you want them
Prep:
15 Min

Ingredients

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1/2 c
butter, softened
1 1/2 c
confectioners' sugar
1 1/2 c
shredded coconut
1 Tbsp
cream or milk
1 small
jar, marachino cherries, ( mine were large, so i cut them in half)
1/2 - 3/4 c
graham cracker crumbs or finely chopped nuts

How to Make Coconut Cherry Balls

Step-by-Step

  • 1Drain cherries and set aside.
  • 2Cream the softened butter and confectioners' sugar. I used my hand mixer.
  • 3Blend in the coconut and cream; mix well. Chill for 15 minutes.
  • 4Take a piece of mixture in your hand, about a tablespoonful, flatten, add cherry and roll in your hand to completely cover the cherry.
  • 5Roll in graham cracker crumbs or nuts to coat.

    Refrigerate for 2 hours to chill and firm.

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About Coconut Cherry Balls

Course/Dish: Cookies, Candies, Other Desserts
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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