Chocolate Coconut Balls

Chocolate Coconut Balls

These dark chocolate coconut balls look like cute truffles.

Chocolate Coconut Balls

Chocolate Coconut Balls

Ingredients

  • 1-3/4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1-3/4 cups Gurley’s flake coconut
  • 1 cup Gurley’s sliced almonds, coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 cups Gurley’s semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 2 tablespoons shortening

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the confectioners' sugar, coconut, almonds and milk.
  2. Shape into 1-in. balls.
  3. Refrigerate until firm, about 20 minutes.
  4. In a microwave, melt semisweet chips and shortening on high for about 1 minute; stir.
  5. Microwave additional 15 second intervals, stirring until smooth.
  6. Dip balls in chocolate; allow excess to drip off.
  7. Garnish with Gurley's coconut.
  8. Place on waxed paper; let stand until set.
  9. Store in an airtight container.

You can coat or garnish with ingredients of your choice of sprinkles, coconut, or Gurley's chopped nuts.