Mounds Bars

Once again, I’ve reached back into my childhood for another favorite recipe from my mother, Ruth Meyer…wonder if she’s made any of these yet for this year???  This recipe is included in our “Between Friends” Cookbook on page 390.

Mounds Bars
1 can Eagle brand sweetened condensed milk

1 1/2 – 2 cups sifted powdered sugar
14 oz coconut
1 tsp vanilla
12 oz chocolate chips
1/2 bar parafin wax
Mix Eagle brand milk, powdered sugar, coconut amd vanilla together.  Drop by tablespoons (I use a small cookie scoop) onto waxed paper and chill for 2 hours or overnight.  Melt chocolate chips and parafin in top of a double boiler.  Drop coconut mounds into chocolate and place on waxed paper. Cool completely.  Store in layers separated by wax paper in a cool place.  Optional:  Press one almond on top of each coconut mound before dipping into chocolate and presto, you have Almond Joy’s!*Note:  This is one time when “double-dipping” is good! I dip the coconut balls in chocolate, let them cool completely and then dip again!  Yum!

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118 N Main
Buhler, Kansas 67522
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2 responses

13 12 2011
Lynette

I used to make these years ago…they are SO GOOD… maybe I’ll get some done this year. (or not)…

6 01 2012
Vicki Adrian

My mom ALWAYS makes these! They are especially good with that little almond in the middle! 🙂

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