Orange Coconut Creams

Orange Coconut Creams requires about 1 hour from start to finish. For 19 cents per serving, you get a hor d'oeuvre that serves 108. One portion of this dish contains about 1g of protein, 4g of fat, and a total of 87 calories. Head to the store and pick up butter, sweetened condensed milk, confectioners' sugar, and a few other things to make it today. 1575 people were glad they tried this recipe. It is brought to you by Taste of Home. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free diet. Taking all factors into account, this recipe earns a spoonacular score of 2%, which is improvable. Similar recipes include Orange Cappuccino Creams, Coconut Chocolate Creams, and Fruity coconut creams.

Servings: 108

Preparation duration: 60 minutes

 

Ingredients:

1/2 cup butter, cubed

1 cup flaked coconut

1 package (2 pounds) confectioners' sugar

8 ounces German sweet chocolate, chopped

1-1/2 teaspoons orange extract

2 cups (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate

2 tablespoons shortening

1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk

Equipment:

sauce pan

bowl

baking sheet

microwave

Cooking instruction summary:

Directions In a small saucepan, combine milk and butter. Cook and stir over low heat until the butter is melted. Place the confectioners' sugar in a large bowl. Add milk mixture; beat until smooth. Add the coconut and orange extract; mix well. Roll into 1-in. balls; place on waxed paper-lined baking sheets. Refrigerate until firm, about 1 hour. In a microwave, melt the chips, chocolate and shortening; stir until smooth. Dip balls into chocolate; allow excess to drip off. Place on waxed paper; let stand until set. Yield: 9 dozen. Originally published as Orange Coconut Creams in Country Woman ChristmasAnnual 2003, p25 Nutritional Facts 1 serving (1 each) equals 79 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 4 mg cholesterol, 16 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein. Print Add to Recipe Box Email a Friend

 

Step by step:


1. In a small saucepan, combine milk and butter. Cook and stir over low heat until the butter is melted.

2. Place the confectioners' sugar in a large bowl.

3. Add milk mixture; beat until smooth.

4. Add the coconut and orange extract; mix well.

5. Roll into 1-in. balls; place on waxed paper-lined baking sheets. Refrigerate until firm, about 1 hour.

6. In a microwave, melt the chips, chocolate and shortening; stir until smooth. Dip balls into chocolate; allow excess to drip off.

7. Place on waxed paper; let stand until set.


Nutrition Information:

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86k Calories
0.52g Protein
3g Total Fat
13g Carbs
0% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
86k
4%

Fat
3g
5%

  Saturated Fat
2g
13%

Carbohydrates
13g
4%

  Sugar
12g
14%

Cholesterol
3mg
1%

Sodium
12mg
1%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
0.52g
1%

Manganese
0.05mg
3%

Copper
0.04mg
2%

Iron
0.39mg
2%

Phosphorus
18mg
2%

Magnesium
6mg
2%

Selenium
0.94µg
1%

Calcium
12mg
1%

Fiber
0.32g
1%

Vitamin B2
0.02mg
1%

covered percent of daily need
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