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Coconut Crescents

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Servings: 30
Categories: Candies / Chocolate / Desserts

    Speicher DPXX20A
2  tablespoons  Butter or margarine
2  tablespoons  -water
1  teaspoon  Vanilla extract
2  cups  Confectioners' sugar, sifted
1/2  cup  Instant nonfat dry milk
2    Cans(3 1/2 oz size) flaked, coconut (2 2/3 cups)
4    Squares semisweet chocolate
1  tablespoon  Shortening

1. Melt butter in saucepan. Add water and vanilla. 2. Combine confectioners' sugar and dry milk. Stir into butter mixture, 1/2 cup at a time, mixing well after each addition. Blend in coconut. 3. For each candy, shape about 1 tbsp mixture into a roll 2" long; curve to make a crescent. Refrigerate until firm - 15 minutes. 4. Melt chocolate and shortening over hot, not boiling, water. Remove from hot water; let stand to cool slightly. 5. Dip half of each piece of candy into chocolate. Place on waxed paper to dry. Refrigerate until firm.

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