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Betty's Coconut Bonbons

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In this video, Betty demonstrates how to make Christmas Coconut Bonbons. These bonbons are made of butter, confectioner's sugar, sweetened condensed milk, pecans, and coconut, and then dipped in chocolate for a fantastic Christmas treat!
Ingredients
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Confectioners sugar 16 Ounce
  Sweetened condensed milk 7 Ounce (½ of a 14 ounce can)
  Flaked coconut 3 1⁄2 Ounce
  Chopped pecan 1 Cup (16 tbs), finely chopped
  Semisweet chocolate chips 12 Ounce
  Paraffin 1 Ounce (Optional)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Line a shallow baking pan with waxed paper and set aside.

MAKING
2. In a large mixing bowl, combine butter and confectioner's sugar. Mix well.
3. Add sweetened condensed milk, flaked coconut, and chopped pecans.
4. Roll mixture into 1-inch balls and place them on the baking pan. Pop the pan in refrigerator to chill for ½ to 1 hour.
5. In a double boiler, melt semisweet chocolate chips and paraffin (if desired).
6. Use a toothpick to dip balls in melted chocolate mixture and place them on the wax paper lined pan. Chill until ready to serve.

SERVING
7. Serve chilled and enjoy!

TIPS
These can be made ahead and frozen. Just thaw them for a couple of hours before serving them.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Chilling
Restriction: 
Vegetarian, Low Cholesterol
Ingredient: 
Coconut
Interest: 
Party
Servings: 
15
Coconut Bonbons can be ideally made for Christmas. The Bonbons look so nice and fancy. Your guests will surely get impressed as they are so delicious.

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