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Coconut Joys Recipe

Coconut Joys Recipe

If you like coconut, you’ll love these no-bake, no-fuss sweets. They’re cute as can be and would make a great after-school snack to keep in the fridge. Flo Burtnett - North Gage, Oklahoma
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling YIELD:18 servings


  • 1-1/2 cups flaked coconut
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1 ounce milk chocolate, melted
  • 2 tablespoons chopped pecans


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the coconut, confectioners' sugar and butter. Form into 1-in. balls.
  • 2. Using the end of a wooden spoon handle, make an indentation in the center of each ball. Fill with chocolate. Sprinkle with pecans. Place on a waxed paper-lined baking sheet. Chill until chocolate is firm. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: 1-1/2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece equals 101 calories, 6 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 7 mg cholesterol, 38 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.