Chocolate Coconut Balls

  • Servings: dozen balls
  • Serving Size: 4
  • Nutrition: See Below
  • Prep Time: 25 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 (14 oz.) can Eagle Brand® Sweetened Condensed Milk
  • 1 (14 oz.) package flaked coconut
  • 1 cup finely chopped pecans, toasted
  • 1 cup fresh bread crumbs
  • 1 cup (6 oz.) mini semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 3 cups (18 oz.) semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 2 tablespoons Crisco® All-Vegetable Shortening
    Or 2 tablespoons Crisco® Baking Sticks All-Vegetable Shortening

Instructions

  • STIR together sweetened condensed milk, coconut, pecans, bread crumbs and mini chocolate chips; let stand at room temperature 30 minutes.
  • SHAPE mixture with lightly greased hands into 1-inch balls. (Mixture will be moist.) Place on wax paper. Cover with additional wax paper; let stand 8 hours.
  • MELT chocolate chips and shortening in large saucepan. Spoon chocolate mixture evenly over coconut balls covering top and sides completely and allowing excess to drip. Place on wax paper; chill until firm.
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