Monday, May 5, 2014

Anna Sultana’s Coconut Almond Snacks

No time left to make Alfajores.
No problem.
Ma’s Coconut Almond Snacks will do quite well.


You can also melt the chocolate chips in the microwave at half power for about a minute, stirring every 20 seconds.

                              Coconut Almond Snacks

Preheat the over to 400º F. 
Spread over a baking sheet
3/4 Cup raw almonds
Bake for about 4 minutes. 
Let them cool.
Chop them finely.

In a mixing bowl place
2 Cups shredded unsweetened coconut
6 Tablespoons sweetened condensed milk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
Mix well.
Add the toasted, chopped almonds and mix well.
Form the coconut mixture into small balls.
Chill 20 minutes.

Place in a small pot
1 Cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
Stirring constantly, melt the chips over low heat.
Drizzle the melted chocolate over the chilled balls.
Keep the snacks in a covered container in the fridge until ready to serve.

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