Almond Joy Cookie Balls
2 (1 ounce) squares unsweetened chocolate
1 (14 ounce) can condensed milk
3 cups sweetened flaked coconut
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 pinch salt
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with
In the top half of a double boiler melt the chocolate and condensed milk,
Pour the melted chocolate mixture over the coconut. Stir in the vanilla and
salt. Mix well until the coconut is completely coated. Drop dough by
teaspoonfuls onto the prepared baking sheet. Press one whole almond into the top
of each cookie.
Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 10 to 12 minutes. Check at 8 minutes
as the bottoms tend to burn easily. Remove from oven and cool.
Makes 3 to 4 dozen