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Mounds Coconut Cream Eggs With Hershey's Chocolate Coating

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“This is not for any dieters! They are addicting - in a good way of course. :) I think I got this off a Mounds coconut package - but don't remember for sure. I have made these at Eastertime for a lot of years. I also like to make them at Christmas time and tint the filling with either red or green food coloring. I am being general on the time. It will probably take a little less time.”
40 candies

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In large bowl, stir together butter, corn syrup, vanilla and salt.
  2. Gradually add powdered sugar and coconut, beating until blended.
  3. Sprinkle about 1 TBSP additional powdered sugar on flat surface; knead 5 minutes.
  4. Using 1 1/2 tsp mixture for each candy, shape into egg shapes.
  5. Place on waxed paper-lined trays or cookie sheets.
  6. Refrigerate 1-2 hours before dipping into chocolate coating.
  7. After coating, loosely cover. Store in a cool dry place.
  8. Coating:.
  9. In a saucepan over medium heat, melt chocolate and shortening.
  10. Whatever you do - DO NOT ADD ANY WATER. It will ruin the coating.

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