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Beijinho de Coco (Coconut Little Kiss)

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"Condensed milk cooked with butter and coconut flakes, formed into little candy balls makes this a favorite Brazilian recipe especially at birthday parties. Kids (and adults) love it!"
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Ingredients

2 h 50 m servings 152 cals
Original recipe yields 10 servings (10 candies)

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  1. Bring milk and butter to a simmer in a saucepan over medium-low heat. Continue to cook, stirring often, until the milk has reduced to half and thickened, about 20 minutes. Remove from heat, stir in the 1/4 cup coconut, and allow to cool a bit before pouring into a buttered bowl. Chill in the refrigerator until cold, about 2 hours.
  2. With buttered or oiled hands, form milk mixture into tablespoon-sized balls, and roll in coconut flakes. Stick a clove into each beijinho as decoration.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 152 calories; 5.4 g fat; 23.5 g carbohydrates; 3.3 g protein; 16 mg cholesterol; 69 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I have made these candies a few times and this is a great recipe. I add a couple more tablespoons of butter. My mother-in-law is from Brazil and really likes this particular recipe, and she has ...

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You should use way more coconut, maybe a whole cup, otherwise, it will taste just like cooked condensed milk. Other option is to add some coconut milk to the condensed milk prior to cook.

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I have made these candies a few times and this is a great recipe. I add a couple more tablespoons of butter. My mother-in-law is from Brazil and really likes this particular recipe, and she has ...

You should use way more coconut, maybe a whole cup, otherwise, it will taste just like cooked condensed milk. Other option is to add some coconut milk to the condensed milk prior to cook.

These are delicious! Made for my Brazilian husband and he couldn't get enough. The recipe was easy to follow and simple. I sprayed Pam on my hands and had no problems with sticky hands.

I first tasted these when we had some good friends from Brazil come to dinner. She brought them as a hostess gift. They were delicious. She explained briefly how to make them, but without a spec...

very good but need to cook over low for a lot longer to get right consistency.

I liked these more than Brigadeiro. Very good recipe for homemade candies.

I love this! It is the most requested treat at parties, along with brigadeiros. Great recipe!

This recipe brings me good memories from when i was a child growing up in Brazil. A must have in birthday parties for kids!

Delicious! Goes well with a dash of choc syrup on the side. Be careful not to burn the milk!!!