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Bon Bons Recipe

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2lbs powder sugar
1 can eagle brand milk
1 stick butter
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 cup pecans
1 can Angel Flake coconut
1 12oz pkg choc chips
1/2 block paraffin

Directions:
Directions:
In a large bowl mix powder sugar, eagle brand milk, melted butter, vanilla, pecans, and coconut.
This will require you to dig in with your hands and mix it up. Once it is mixed up place in refrigerator until stiff. Once stiff, spoon out a quarter size in your hand and roll into a ball. It will help to put butter on your hands to keep mixture from sticking to your hands.
place on cookie sheet and place in refrigerator until cold.

using a double boiler melt chocolate chips and paraffin.
dip bon bons in the melted chocolate and place on wax paper until chocolate hardens

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
These will get your hands really sticky! use butter on your hands to form the bon bon balls to keep it from sticking to you. And no licking your fingers!!

 

 

 

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