Coconut Swirls

Southern Living
Coconut SwirlsRecipe
Photo: Tina Cornett; Styling: Trinda Gage
3 1/2 dozen

Ingredients

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1/3 cup butter or margarine
3 tablespoons water
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups sifted powdered sugar
1/2 cup instant nonfat dry milk powder
3 cups flaked coconut
1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate morsels

Preparation

Melt butter in a medium saucepan over low heat. Remove from heat, and stir in 3 tablespoons water and vanilla.

Combine powdered sugar and milk powder; stir 1/2 cup at a time into butter mixture until smooth. Stir in coconut. Shape into 1-inch balls, and place on ungreased baking sheets.

Chill 20 minutes.

Place chocolate morsels in a small heavy-duty zip-top plastic bag; seal. Submerge in hot water until chocolate melts. Snip a tiny hole in 1 corner of bag, and drizzle chocolate over coconut balls. Store in refrigerator.

Created date

December 1998