Almond Coconut Candies Recipe
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Almond Coconut Candies Recipe

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"These special candies have the irresistible combination of coconut, almonds and deep dark chocolate," remarks field editor Janet Loomis of Terry, Montana. "They make great gifts - if you can get yourself to part with any!"
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling
MAKES:60 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling
MAKES: 60 servings

Ingredients

  • 4-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 3 cups flaked coconut
  • 1 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 60 whole unblanched almonds
  • FROSTING:
  • 1-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 cup baking cocoa
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 3 tablespoons hot coffee

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 123 calories, 6 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 50 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Shape into 1-in. balls; place on lightly greased baking sheets. Press an almond on top of each ball. Chill for 1 hour.
  2. Combine frosting ingredients until smooth; immediately frost tops of candies. Chill until frosting is firm. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: 5 dozen.
Originally published as Almond Coconut Candies in Taste of Home December/January 1998, p64

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 123 calories, 6 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 50 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.

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Reviewed May. 11, 2013

"Delicious, and super easy to make. Since I didnt need as many as this recipe made, I halved it, turned out great. If you love almond joys, youll love these."

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