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                           CHOCOLATE COTTONTAILS
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Candies                          Holiday
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    4       lg           Egg whites -- about 1/2 cup
    2 1/2   c            Coconut -- unsweetened,shredded
      1/2   c            Sugar, brown -- packed
      1/2   c            Pecans -- finely chopped
    1       t            Vanilla
    8       oz           Chocolate, semisweet
 
   “Find your left-over egg whites a good home- made macaroon centres for
   chocolate eggs.”
   Beat egg whites until frothy. Stir in remaining ingredients, excpet
   chocolate. Shape mixture into small eggs- wt hands work best. Place
   eggs on greased baking pan.
   Bake at 325F (160C) for 10-12 minutes, until lighly browned. Loosen
   with spatula immediately. Let cool completely.
   Melt chocolate in microwave or over double boiler. Cool slightly.
   Dip eggs one at a time, using a fork, a spoon, a toothpick- whatever
   works best for you. Reheat chocolate if it cools too much before you
   finsih. When coating has set, store eggs in cool, dry place (fridge?).
  
 
 
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