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Bon Bons

Rated as 3.82 out of 5 Stars

"Chocolate covered coconut and walnut candy."
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Ingredients

3 h servings 836 cals
Original recipe yields 15 servings

Directions

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  1. Cream together butter, powdered sugar and coconut. Stir walnuts and condensed milk into the mixture. Roll into 1 inch balls and arrange on waxed paper covered cookie sheets. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
  2. Melt chocolate chips and shortening top of double boiler over medium-low heat. Working in small batches, dip balls in chocolate until covered. Place on waxed paper covered cookie sheets and refrigerate. When firm, store covered in refrigerator.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 836 calories; 45.8 g fat; 110.3 g carbohydrates; 5.7 g protein; 58 mg cholesterol; 243 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

I used to make these with my granny when I was a little girl (except she always used a little paraffin wax instead of shortening), and our family still gets requests from friends and family year...

Most helpful critical review

The flavor of these bon bons was good. However, I had to add extra powdered sugar and an awful lot of extra coconut (a little more than half of another 14 oz. bag) to get close to having a doug...

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I used to make these with my granny when I was a little girl (except she always used a little paraffin wax instead of shortening), and our family still gets requests from friends and family year...

I had been searching for some time for a recipie for coconut candy when I finally found this. I have since made them twice. However, I used almonds the second time instead of walnuts and what ...

The flavor of these bon bons was good. However, I had to add extra powdered sugar and an awful lot of extra coconut (a little more than half of another 14 oz. bag) to get close to having a doug...

This made a huge batch. Next time I wouldn't use the full amount of condensed milk, it was a little too sweet.

I made these for xmas one year. My dad (who is diabetic) started getting into them, so I took them to work. Needless to say, they were gone VERY quickly, and now they are a yearly staple - if...

sticky and messy while making, far too sweet for my liking

My family has been making these for years at Christmas time. They are fabulous and an absolute must for coconut lovers! Refrigerate the mixture BEFORE making balls. Also, a 1 inch ball is rea...

Best thing that I have ever had keep up the good work

i followed recipie precisely, i think i would use just alittle less condense milk, but besides that wonderful. I love them and so does my family