Chocolate Coconut Balls

These Yum Yum Balls are a classic Australian treat. A delicious chocolate coconut cookie truffle that everyone will enjoy!

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Recipe: Chocolate Coconut Balls

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

Details

Time:
1 hour

Serves:
30

Rating:


Directions

  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, 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.