Saturday, February 21, 2009

Beijinhos de Côco (coconut kisses)

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For our Brazilian Carnival dinner, my friend John prepared the following recipe to share. These candies are easy to make and are like bites of dulce de leche with a touch of coconut!

Beijinhos de Côco (coconut kisses)
recipe from Recipezaar
1 can sweetened condensed milk
2 egg yolks
1 tablespoon butter or margarine
1 lb freshly grated coconut
1 teaspoon vanilla extract


Mix all ingredients well.

Cook in heavy saucepan, stirring constantly, until you can see the bottom of the pan.

Pour onto a plate and let cool completely.


Lightly grease the palm of your hands and form small balls.

Roll them in sugar and put in pretty paper cups.

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