Chocolate Coconut Balls
Servings: 30 balls
- 1 3/4 cup desiccated coconut
- 1 3/4 cup powdered sugar
- 1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk
- 2 cups dark or semi-sweet chocolate chips
- 2 Tbsp shortening
In a large bowl combine confectioners sugar with coconut and condensed milk.
Shape the mixture into 1-inch balls and place onto a pan lined with wax paper. Place in refrigerator until firm.
In a microwave-safe glass bowl, melt the chocolate chips with shortening, removing to stir once or twice until smooth.
Dip each ball into the chocolate allowing the excess chocolate to drip off. Place the chocolate balls onto the waxed paper; let stand until set. Store in refrigerator.
Serving: 30g | Calories: 149kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 21mg | Potassium: 122mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 14IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 52mg | Iron: 1mg