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Almond Coconut Christmas Balls


  • 1 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded coconut, divided
  • 2 tablespoons cream
  • 1/3 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon melted butter
  • Red food coloring
  • Green food coloring


  1. Mix together the confectioners' sugar, 1 cup coconut, cream, almond extract and melted butter. Stir until all are well combined.
  2. Now divide the mixture into three equal parts. Color one pink to red, one green and leave the other one white.
  3. Shape into 3/4- to 1-inch fat balls.
  4. Roll the balls in remaining coconut and let stand about 24 hours to become firm.

Yield: 2 to 3 dozen balls

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