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Coconut Almond Balls

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  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
  Shortening 2 Tablespoon

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.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

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

Coconut Almond Balls Recipe