Chocolate Coconut Balls

Chocolate Coconut Balls

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"Chocolate covered candies are filled with chewy coconut centers. Great for a holiday project with the kids."

Ingredients

8 h 25 m servings 167 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 167 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 9.7 g
  • 15%
  • Carbs:
  • 16.6g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 1.5 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 3 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 43 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In large bowl, stir together EAGLE BRAND(R) coconut, pecans, bread crumbs and mini chocolate chips; let stand at room temperature 30 minutes.
  2. Shape mixture with lightly greased hands into 1-inch balls. (Mixture will be moist.) Place on wax paper; cover with wax paper and let stand 8 hours.
  3. Melt chocolate chips and shortening in a large saucepan. Spoon chocolate mixture evenly over coconut balls covering top and sides completely and allowing excess to drip. Place on wax paper and chill until firm. Store leftovers covered in refrigerator.
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I chopped the coconut in a food processor for a nice fine texture. Then I trimmed the crusts from 3 slices of cheap white bread, to make the bread crumbs in the processor. Omitted the nuts and m...

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I didn't really like this because there wasn't enough chcolate and the there was too much cocnut. 5 min after you tried to eat this you would still be knawing on coconut. :(

I chopped the coconut in a food processor for a nice fine texture. Then I trimmed the crusts from 3 slices of cheap white bread, to make the bread crumbs in the processor. Omitted the nuts and m...

i liked it alot! i left out the bread crumbs and instead of pecans used almonds. i also didn't add the mini chips to the coconut. it tasted like that well known chocolate bar i love!

I didn't really like this because there wasn't enough chcolate and the there was too much cocnut. 5 min after you tried to eat this you would still be knawing on coconut. :(

When I was a kid, our next door neighbors, an elderly couple, spent every winter in Florida. When they came back every April, they brought us a box of wonderful chocolate-covered coconut pattie...

I made these and left out the bread crumbs, and used almonds instead of pecans. They suited my taste this way and came out very good.

My aunt from Florida always mare these. I loved them. I left out the bread crumbs and nuts. For half of the batch I added some cherries from the jar. I patted them down that way they wouldn'...