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Sassy Bonbons


  • 1 (12 ounce) package semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup applesauce
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 5 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 2/3 cup drained, chopped maraschino cherries
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 (3 1/2 ounce) can angel flake coconut


  1. Combine semisweet chocolate chips, applesauce and almond extract in a heavy saucepan. Stir over low heat until the chocolate is melted and blended with applesauce.
  2. Stir in the sugar, maraschino cherries and walnuts.
  3. Chill for about an hour or until firm.
  4. Shape into 1 1/2-inch balls and roll in coconut.

Yield: about 60

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