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Mexican Coconut Candies
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4 INGREDIENTS • 5 STEPS • 20MINS

Mexican Coconut Candies

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My take on classic Mexican cocadas, aka coconut candies. Only 3 ingredients for these chewy, sweet coconut heaven, perfect Cinco de Mayo treat!
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Sweet and Savory by Shinee
Hi, I'm Shinee. I create finger food, bite-size desserts, cakes, and cocktails, in short, party food!
http://www.sweetandsavorybyshinee.com/
My take on classic Mexican cocadas, aka coconut candies. Only 3 ingredients for these chewy, sweet coconut heaven, perfect Cinco de Mayo treat!
20MINS
Total Time
$0.79
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
6
US / Metric
Sweetened Shredded Coconut
5 cups
Sweetened Shredded Coconut
Dulce de Leche
1/2 cup
La Lechera® Dulce de Leche
Macadamia Nuts
1/3 cup
Macadamia Nuts, Chopped
Nonstick Cooking Spray
as needed
Nonstick Cooking Spray
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
455
Fat
27.4 g
Protein
1.2 g
Carbs
49.4 g
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Hi, I'm Shinee. I create finger food, bite-size desserts, cakes, and cocktails, in short, party food!
http://www.sweetandsavorybyshinee.com/
Cooking InstructionsHide images
step 1
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
step 2
In a large bowl, mix together Sweetened Shredded Coconut (5 cups) with La Lechera® Dulce de Leche (1/2 cup) until well combined.
step 2 In a large bowl, mix together Sweetened Shredded Coconut (5 cups) with La Lechera® Dulce de Leche (1/2 cup) until well combined.
step 3
Coarsely chop Macadamia Nuts (1/3 cup) and mix them in with the coconut mixture.
step 3 Coarsely chop Macadamia Nuts (1/3 cup) and mix them in with the coconut mixture.
step 4
Lightly spray mini muffin pan with Nonstick Cooking Spray (as needed). Divide the coconut mixture into 24 mini cups packing them down tightly. Bake for 8-10 minutes, or until the edges are nicely browned.
step 4 Lightly spray mini muffin pan with Nonstick Cooking Spray (as needed). Divide the coconut mixture into 24 mini cups packing them down tightly. Bake for 8-10 minutes, or until the edges are nicely browned.
step 5
Cool completely before removing from the pan.
step 5 Cool completely before removing from the pan.
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Dairy-Free
Gluten-Free
Cinco de Mayo
Shellfish-Free
Vegetarian
Dessert
Mexican
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