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Coconut Balls


Makes about 60

1 cup butter, at room temperature
1/2 cup granulated sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
1/2 pund pecan halves, or whole almonds
shredded coconut

Pre-heat oven to 325 F. Beat together butter, sugar and vanilla until fluffy. Sift flour with salt and add to butter mixture; blend. Shape dough around each nut to form a 1-inch diameter ball. Roll in coconut. Place on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake for 20 minutes. Cool and store in loosely covered can.

Note: Recipe donated by "NancKopf."

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Reviews of Coconut Balls:

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  Alonna Bey  Dec 16, 2011
Would make this again.
Great recipe, thumbs up. Super easy, just follow the directions. 5 stars

  A cookie baker  Dec 9, 2011
Would make this again.
Delicious, a bit mushy, but a great recipe. I'd definitely make this again. I love coconut. WOuldn't be so great if I didn't. I know many who don't like it cuz its coconut. But delicious for me. I couldn't stop eating them!!! 5 stars

  Michelle in MA  Dec 18, 2010
Would make this again.
Sounded good but coconut would not stick to the balls. I did use Crisco so maybe you need to use real butter??? 5 stars

  Katie Meyer in St. Louis, MO  Dec 17, 2009
Would make this again.
I would definitely make these again! They were a big hit! Very Yummy. 5 stars

  Momof3 in NJ  Dec 9, 2009
Would make this again.
I made the recipe exactly the same as above but add 1 tblspoon of imitation Rum and they were delicious. I also put them in the freezer for a bit before serving them which made them not as mushy. They were a hit! 4 stars

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