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Coconut Creme Chocolates

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. + chilling

Makes

2-1/2 dozen

I'm a proud wife, mom of three and grandma of many. I've cooked many things over the years, including these marshmallowy chocolates. —Dolores Wilder, Texas City, Texas
Coconut Creme Chocolates Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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Ingredients

  • 1 jar (7 ounces) marshmallow creme
  • 2-2/3 cups sweetened shredded coconut, toasted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Dash salt
  • 1 milk chocolate candy bar (5 ounces), chopped
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons shortening

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, mix marshmallow creme, coconut, vanilla and salt until blended. Refrigerate, covered, at least 1 hour.
  2. Shape mixture into 1-in. balls. Place on a waxed paper-lined baking sheet. Refrigerate, covered, at least 3 hours.
  3. In a microwave, melt chocolate and shortening; stir until smooth. Dip coconut balls in chocolate; allow excess to drip off. Place on waxed paper; let stand until set.

Nutrition Facts

1 piece: 91 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 1mg cholesterol, 36mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.

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