Chocolate Coconut Balls
- prep time10 min
- total time 15 min
- serves 30
These no-bake chocolatey coconut and macadamia balls make for a sweet snack or dessert offering.
1 cup toasted chopped Macadamia nuts
1 cup sweetened condensed milk
1 ½ tsp almond extract
8 oz sweetened shredded coconut
1 (12-oz) bag semisweet chocolate morsels, melted
1 Tbsp shortening
1. 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.
2. After the balls have set up dip into the chocolate to coat evenly and lightly. Place onto a sheet pan to dry.