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Coconut Truffles Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Linda Meyer
Added: Sunday, November 16, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/2 c. butter
6 c. powder sugar
3/4 c. heavy whipping cream
6 c. flaked coconut
1/2 tsp. almond
1/2 tsp. rum
1/2 tsp. peppermint
1 tsp. cherry
2 lbs. milk chocolate almond bark
1/2 c. ground almonds
4 ox. white coating, melted
Red and green color,

Directions:
Directions:
1. In a Dutch oven, heat butter over med. heat until golden brown, about 7 min. Remove from the heat; stir in powder sugar, cream and coconut.

2. Divide mixture between four bowls; stir a different flavor into each bowl. Cover and refrigerate for 45 min. or until easy to handle.

3. Shape chilled mixtures into 1-in balls; place on 4 different waxed paper. Chill for 1-2 hours or until firm.

4. Dip almond flavored balls in coating; sprinkle with ground almonds. Place on waxed paper to harden.

5. Dip remaining ball in coating; place on paper to harden, Drizzle white over rum, red over cherry and green over mint.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
9 dozen
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
You can make the coconut center for these and freeze them in airtight containers for up to 2 months. Thaw in the frefig.; dip in chocolate and decorate.

 

 

 

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