TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 60-72 servings


  • 1 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 1 cup coconut
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 2 cups (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 2 tablespoons shortening

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 81 calories, 7g fat (3g saturated fat), 7mg cholesterol, 45mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein


  1. Place crumbs, coconut and pecans in a large bowl; set aside. In a small saucepan, melt butter and peanut butter; add to bowl and mix well. Roll into 1/2-in. balls. Melt chocolate chips and shortening in a heavy saucepan. Dip balls in melted chocolate and place on waxed paper to cool. Yield: 5-6 dozen.
Originally published as Coconut Pecan Balls in Sweet and Scrumptious Chocolate 1994, p24

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