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Coconut Almond Balls Recipe
|Flaked coconut||14 Ounce|
|Sweetened condensed milk||14 Ounce|
|Chopped almonds||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Almond extract||1 Tablespoon|
|Semi sweet chocolate morsels||24 Ounce|
Calories 1385 Calories from Fat 744
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 84 g129.6%
Saturated Fat 43.9 g219.3%
Trans Fat 0.7 g
Cholesterol 22.5 mg7.5%
Sodium 272.9 mg11.4%
Total Carbohydrates 152 g50.6%
Dietary Fiber 12.7 g50.7%
Sugars 126.1 g
Protein 16 g33%
Vitamin A 3.5% Vitamin C 2.9%
Calcium 31.8% Iron 14.8%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Let stand at least 30 minutes; shape into 3/4-inch balls (mixture will be moist).
Place balls on waxed paper; cover with an additional sheet of waxed paper.
Let stand 8 hours or overnight.
Place chocolate and shortening in top of a double boiler; bring water to a boil.
Reduce heat to low; cook just until chocolate melts.
Remove from heat.
Using 2 forks, quickly dip candy balls into chocolate mixture, covering completely.
Place on waxed paper and chill until firm.
Transfer candy balls to an airtight container; store in refrigerator.