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                             COCONUT CRESCENTS
 
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 Serving Size  : 30   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Candies
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
                         -Nancy Speicher DPXX20A
    2       tb           Butter or margarine
    2       tb           -water
    1       t            Vanilla extract
    2       c            Confectioners' sugar -- sifted
      1/2   c            Instant nonfat dry milk
    2                    Cans (3 1/2 oz size) flaked
                         -coconut (2 2/3 cups)
    4                    Squares semisweet chocolate
    1       tb           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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