Coconut Almond Balls
|Flaked coconut||14 Ounce|
|Sweetened condensed milk||14 Ounce|
|Chopped almonds||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Almond extract||1 Tablespoon|
|Semi sweet chocolate morsels||24 Ounce|
Combine first 4 ingredients; mix well.
Let stand at least 30 minutes; shape into 3/4-inch balls (mixture will be moist).
Place balls on waxed paper; cover with an additional sheet of waxed paper.
Let stand 8 hours or overnight.
Place chocolate and shortening in top of a double boiler; bring water to a boil.
Reduce heat to low; cook just until chocolate melts.
Remove from heat.
Using 2 forks, quickly dip candy balls into chocolate mixture, covering completely.
Place on waxed paper and chill until firm.
Transfer candy balls to an airtight container; store in refrigerator.
Calories 1520 Calories from Fat 947
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 108 g166.8%
Saturated Fat 64.3 g321.3%
Trans Fat 0.7 g
Cholesterol 22.5 mg7.5%
Sodium 108.9 mg4.5%
Total Carbohydrates 133 g44.4%
Dietary Fiber 16.9 g67.6%
Sugars 106.7 g
Protein 19 g37.9%
Vitamin A 3.5% Vitamin C 4.5%
Calcium 32.8% Iron 21.4%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet