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Subject: Bon Bons
Date Posted: 10/3/2007 1:22 PM ET
Member Since: 10/28/2005
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We make these for gifts for friends and family for christmas.

1 can condensed milk,  2 cubes butter or margarine, 2 pounds powdered sugar, 1 tsp. vanilla, 1-14 ounce coconut, 1 cup chopped nuts

Mix everything.  Refrigerate for at least 2 hours.  Roll into small balls.

Meanwhile melt 18 ounce of chocolate chips and 1/2 bar of parowax over low heat.  I use a class bowl over a pot of hot water.  Dip balls into chocolate with toothpick.  Set aside to dry on waxed paper. 

These taste better after they have set for 4 to 5 days, as it gives the coconut centers time to mellow.

Kim (Mistry) -
Date Posted: 10/3/2007 3:47 PM ET
Member Since: 6/23/2006
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These sound divine!  I like to make truffles and such for Christmas. These sound like wonderful addtion to the party!

Date Posted: 10/3/2007 6:18 PM ET
Member Since: 10/28/2005
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They are delicious, my little grandsons love to help dip them, we usually have to go  back and fill in the holes they make with a little extra coating, but it is worth it to see their happy little faces.

Date Posted: 10/3/2007 10:39 PM ET
Member Since: 1/8/2007
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Sherry;

got this

Carolyn