Chocolate Covered Coconut Candy

Yum! Coconut candy balls dipped in chocolate.

Photo by Sheila O.
The perfect "pick me upper"!

PREP TIME

10

minutes

TOTAL TIME

30

minutes

SERVINGS

30

servings

PREP TIME

10

minutes

TOTAL TIME

30

minutes

SERVINGS

30

servings

Ingredients

  • 1 3/4

    cups confectioners' sugar

  • 1 3/4

    cups flaked coconut

  • 1

    cup Diamond of California® Almonds, chopped

  • 1/2

    cup sweetened condensed milk

  • 2

    cups (12-ounces) semisweet chocolate chips

  • 2

    tablespoons shortening

  • Optional ingredients: flaked coconut, chopped Diamond of California® Almonds, sliced Diamond of California® Almonds and sprinkles

Directions

In a large bowl, combine the confectioners' sugar, coconut, almonds and milk. Shape into 1-inch balls. Refrigerate until firm, about 20 minutes. In a microwave, melt semisweet chips and shortening on high for about 1 minute; stir. Microwave at additional 10- to 20-second intervals, stirring until smooth. Dip balls in chocolate; allow excess to drip off. Coat or garnish with ingredients of your choice. Place on waxed paper; let stand until set. Store in an airtight container.

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