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Tropical Bonbon Bites Recipe

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This recipe for Tropical Bonbon Bites, by , is from The 2006 Intermatic 115th Anniversary Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Dept. 2078 -- Amie Retz
Added: Wednesday, January 25, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 (8 oz.) can - marzipan (such as Solo)
¼ c. - sweetened condensed milk
1 (3 oz.) pkg. - pineapple-flavored gelatin dessert mix*
4 drops - yellow food coloring
1½ c. - sweetened flake coconut
½ c. - confectioners’ sugar
½ c. - clear sugar decorating crystals

Directions:
Directions:

Line a 13 x 9 baking pan with waxed paper. In a large bowl knead marzipan with fingers, to soften. Stir in milk until well combined. Add gelatin mix and food coloring, stirring until blended. Add coconut, breaking up large clumps with fingers. Stir in confectioners’ sugar a little at a time, using fingers, if necessary, when the mixture becomes stiff. Place sugar crystals in a small shallow bowl. Pinch off heaping teaspoons of dough and roll into ¾ inch balls. Roll in sugar and place on prepared pan. Refrigerate, lightly covered, 8 hours or overnight. Store in airtight container with waxed paper between layers, at a cool temperature for 2 weeks. Makes 5 dozen.

Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
15 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
*You can substitute lime or orange flavored gelatin mix and green or orange food coloring.

 

 

 

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