Sweet And Chewy: Homemade Coconut Candy Recipe

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Coconut Candy Recipe: Classic Coconut Macaroons

Ingredients:

– 2 cups shredded coconut
– 1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk
– 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
– 1/4 teaspoon salt
– 2 egg whites

Steps:

1. Preheat the oven to 325°F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
2. In a mixing bowl, combine the shredded coconut, sweetened condensed milk, vanilla extract, and salt.
3. In a separate bowl, beat the egg whites until stiff peaks form.
4. Gently fold the egg whites into the coconut mixture until well combined.
5. Using a spoon or cookie scoop, drop rounded tablespoons of the mixture onto the prepared baking sheet.
6. Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until the coconut macaroons are lightly golden brown.
7. Allow to cool before serving. Enjoy these classic coconut macaroons as a sweet treat or dessert!

Coconut Candy Recipe: Coconut Bliss Balls

Ingredients:

Ghanaian Caramel Coconut Balls
Ghanaian Caramel Coconut Balls

– 1 cup shredded coconut
– 1/2 cup almond flour
– 1/4 cup honey
– 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted
– 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
– 1/4 teaspoon salt
– Optional: dark chocolate for dipping

Steps:

1. In a food processor, combine the shredded coconut, almond flour, honey, coconut oil, vanilla extract, and salt. Pulse until a dough forms.
2. Roll the dough into small balls and place them on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
3. Optional: Melt dark chocolate in a double boiler and dip the coconut balls into the chocolate, then place back on the baking sheet.
4. Refrigerate the coconut bliss balls for at least 30 minutes, or until firm.
5. Serve and enjoy these decadent and healthy coconut bliss balls as a guilt-free snack or dessert option.