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Turtles Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Terri McCarthy
Added: Saturday, February 2, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
8 oz. pkg. shredded coconut
2 lb. powdered sugar
1 large bag chopped pecans
1 can sweetened condensed milk
1/2 lb. butter, melted
1 pkg. semi sweet chocolate chips
Paraffin

Directions:
Directions:
In a large bowl combine all ingredients (except chocolate chips and paraffin) and blend well with hands. Form into small bite size balls and place on cookie sheet. Freeze.

When ready to dip, melt chocolate and paraffin in double boiler. Add only enough paraffin to make chocolate appear shiny when coating the turtles. (No more than 1 to 2 tablespoons)

Dip turtles in melted chocolate and let cool. Keep stored in refrigerator or freezer.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
70-80

 

 

 

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