Deep Chocolate Coconut Balls
|Vegetable shortening||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Baking unsweetened chocolate||3 Ounce|
|Granulated sugar replacement||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Granulated fructose||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Vanilla extract||2 Teaspoon|
|All purpose flour||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Baking soda||2 Teaspoon|
|Flaked unsweetened coconut||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
Melt shortening and baking chocolate, either in the top of a double boiler or in a microwavable cup.
Pour into a mixing bowl.
Beat in sugar replacement and fructose. (Mixture will look curdled.) Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Beat in vanilla.
Stir in flour, baking soda, and salt.
Fold in coconut.
Cover and chill at least 2 hours.
Shape dough into balls.
Place balls on lightly greased cookie sheets.
Bake at 350°F (175°C) for 8 to 9 minutes.
Move to cooling racks.