Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown
Show: Good Eats
Chocolate Coconut Balls
Total:
15 min
Active:
10 min
Yield:
30 pieces
Level:
Easy
Total:
15 min
Active:
10 min
Yield:
30 pieces
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 1 cup toasted chopped Macadamia nuts
  • 1 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons almond extract
  • 8 ounces sweetened shredded coconut
  • One 12-ounce bag semisweet chocolate morsels, melted
  • 1 tablespoon shortening

Directions

In a bowl mix together the nuts, condensed milk, almond extract and coconut. Using your fingers, press the mixture into balls about 3/4-inch round. Place onto sheet trays and let rest at room temperature for 4 hours or in the refrigerator for 1 hour.

After the balls have set up, melt the chocolate and shortening until smooth. Dip into the chocolate to coat evenly and lightly. Place onto a parchment or foil lined sheet pan to dry.

This recipe has been updated and may differ from what was originally published or broadcast.

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