coconut bonbons

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By Roberta Isaacson
from highland park, IL

I love coconut!!! Made these last year for Christmas and we loved them.

serves 10
prep time 35 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For coconut bonbons

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 pound confectioners sugar
  • 1 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 cups flaked coconut
  • 9 (1 ounce) semi-sweet chocolate baking squares
  • 2 tablespoons shortening

How To Make coconut bonbons

  • 1
    In a medium bowl, mix together butter, confectioners sugar and sweetened condensed milk. Mix in the coconut.
  • 2
    Roll dough into 1 inch balls and refrigerate until set, about 1 hour.
  • 3
    Melt chocolate and shortening over a double boiler, stirring occasionally until smooth.
  • 4
    Remove from heat when melted, and stir to make sure the shortening is fully incorporated.
  • 5
    Use toothpicks to hold the balls while dipping in the chocolate. Set on wax paper to dry.