Chocolate-dipped coconut balls

Yield: 70 servings

Measure Ingredient
1 pounds Powdered sugar
4 cups Coconut; flaked or shredded
2 cups Walnuts or pecans finely chopped
1 Stick butter; melted
1 teaspoon Vanilla extract
⅔ cup Sweetened condensed milk 1/2 of 14 oz can
18 ounces Semisweet chocolate chips
1½ tablespoon Vegetable oil

Recipe by: 365 Great Chocolate Desserts - ISBN 0-06-016537-5 Preparation Time: 0:50 1. In a large bowl, combine powdered sugar, coconut, and walnuts. Mix well. In a small bowl, stir together melted butter, vanilla, and sweetened condensed milk until well blended.

Stir into coconut mixture, blending until mixed. 2. Form mixture into 70 (1-inch) balls. Place on 2 wax paper-lined baking sheets and refrigerate till firm, 1 to 2 hours. 3. In a medium glass bowl, combine chocolate and oil. Heat in a microwave on Microwave 4 to 4½ mins, until chocolate is melted and smooth when stirred. 4. With a fork, dip chilled balls, 1 at a time, into melted chocolate. Let excess drip off, then place on wax paper-lined baking sheets. Let stand at room temperature until set, about 1 hour. Store in an airtight container in refrigerator for up to 4 weeks.

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