Saturday, February 21, 2009

Beijinhos de Côco (coconut kisses)

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.