Coconut Delights Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In30 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageCuisine
CourseMethod
DishVegetarian
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 Coconut2 2⁄3 Cup (42.67 tbs) (Bakers Angel Flake)
 Confectioners sugar1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Butter/Margarine, at room temperature .1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Hot water2 Tablespoon
 Vanilla1 Teaspoon
 Semisweet chocolate1 (1 Package, Bakers)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2721 Calories from Fat 1440

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 169 g259.9%

Saturated Fat 122.9 g614.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 121 mg

Sodium 69.8 mg2.9%

Total Carbohydrates 322 g107.4%

Dietary Fiber 29.4 g117.6%

Sugars 282.2 g

Protein 15 g29.7%

Vitamin A 28.1% Vitamin C 11.7%

Calcium 10% Iron 59%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Combine coconut, sugar, butter, water and vanilla in large bowl; stir until thoroughly blended.
Using rounded teaspoonful of mixture for each, shape into ovals.
Place on waxed paper and set aside.
Partially melt chocolate in saucepan over very low heat, stirring constantly.
Remove from heat and stir until entirely melted.
Holding each candy on a fork, spoon chocolate over to completely cover, allowing excess to drip back into pan.
Place on waxed paper and let stand until chocolate is firm.
Almond Coconut Delights: Toast about 30 whole blanched almonds.
Prepare Coconut Delights as directed; press about 1 teaspoon coconut mixture around each almond and shape into balls.
Cover with chocolate as directed.
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