Docinhos de Abobora
This delicious treat is from Brazil!
- 1 cup pureed pumpkin
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 2 cups grated coconut
- 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/3 teaspoon ground cloves
- Cook all together, stirring constantly until the mixture is thick, or until
it reaches the medium-ball stage (238 to 245 degrees F).
- Turn onto a buttered platter to cool.
- Shape into small balls and sprinkle with confectioners' sugar.
- Set in paper bonbon cups.