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Topic: Maize's Homemade Coco Nut Balls  (Read 2009 times)
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« on: November 28, 2004 12:40:38 PM »

There are going to be some lucky people this year who will receive my homemade coco nut balls this holiday season!  The most labor intensive portion of the recipe is dipping the balls in chocolate.  Otherwise, it's super simple! 

I found these little take out containers at The Paper Zone and printed off labels on matte white label paper.  I then spray painted them with a clear gloss and sprinkled fine pink glitter over the top. 

The inside is lined with parchment paper and wax paper.  These little containers fit about 3-4 coco nut balls. 

Here's the recipe.  Enjoy!

2 cups coconut

3 cups finely chopped nuts

1/2 pound butter (2 sticks)

2 pounds powdered sugar (1 bag)

1 teaspoon vanilla

1 can sweetened condensed milk (Eagle)

Chocolate Almond Bark

Mix:  2 cups coconut, 3 cups nuts and 1/2 pound of butter.

Add:  2 pounds powdered sugar, vanilla, and milk.

Roll into balls the size of small walnuts and chill overnight.  Melt almond bark, dip balls in, remove with toothpicks, place on paper till cool.  Can be frozen. 

Can also be viewed at:  http://www.maizehutton.com/coconutballs.html
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« Reply #1 on: January 11, 2005 12:47:57 AM »

That sounds DAMN good... I'm such a coconut girl. And dipping things isn't so much fun. Mum dipped a whole 130-140 little oreo balls in almond bark for Christmas. Coconut deserts make me happy Smiley

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« Reply #2 on: January 19, 2005 12:38:40 PM »

Thats a whooooole lotta powdered sugar. But it sounds delicious. I love coconut. My mom hates it, but, more for me. Grin

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« Reply #3 on: March 16, 2005 03:17:26 AM »

how many does this recipe make? how big are they?

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« Reply #4 on: March 20, 2005 12:46:13 PM »

They are about an inch in diameter.  Makes A LOT! 
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« Reply #5 on: October 11, 2005 09:50:14 PM »

I know this is a really old topic, but I just love coconut and will be making these for the holidays!
« Reply #6 on: October 12, 2005 05:36:08 AM »

Is this the grated sweetened or unsweetened  coconut  Huh?
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« Reply #7 on: October 12, 2005 12:24:25 PM »

Grated sweetened coconut but you can use unsweetened also.  There's enough sugar already!!
« Reply #8 on: October 12, 2005 12:26:34 PM »

ok, thanks  Grin
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