Sure to please the chocolate and coconut lovers in your family, these cookies are easy to make and require no baking. Created by Diana A. Morrison of Long Beach, CA.
- 2 cups (12-oz. pkg.) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels, melted
- 1 box (12 oz.) vanilla wafers, finely crushed
- 1 cup ground almonds
- 1 pkg. (7 oz. or 2 2/3 cups) flaked coconut, divided
- 1 cup sifted powdered sugar
- 3 tablespoons light corn syrup
- 1 cup cream of coconut
MELT morsels in medium, uncovered microwave-safe bowl on HIGH (100%) power for 1 minute; STIR. Morsels may retain some of their original shape. If necessary, microwave at additional 10- to 15-second intervals, stirring just until morsels are melted.
COMBINE crushed vanilla wafers, almonds, 1 1/2 cups of the shredded coconut and powdered sugar in very large mixing bowl. Stir in corn syrup, melted morsels and cream of coconut until combined.
SHAPE into balls using about 1 tablespoon of the mixture. A small cookie scoop may be used to help shape these cookies, if desired. Roll in remaining coconut. Store in airtight container in refrigerator. Let stand at room temperature about 1 hour before serving.
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Valentine's Day Gifts
When I saw this recipe I knew it would be fantastic. Made a trial batch since I was thinking of giving them as a gift to the neighbors. They are so easy, so good and so all gone. When I told one neighbor that this was what I was going to make for Valentine's Day and send to the neighbors with the Grandkids, she said "That's good by me. You know where the house is." This is a real winner.
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