Orange Coconut Creams

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Ingredients

  • 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 cup real butter, cubed
  • 2 pounds confectioners' sugar
  • 1 cup flaked coconut
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons orange extract
  • 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 2 (4 ounce) bars German sweet chocolate
  • 2 tablespoons shortening

Instructions

  1. In a saucepan, combine the milk and butter. Cook and stir over low heat until the butter is melted.
  2. Place the confectioners' sugar in a mixing bowl.
  3. Add milk mixture; beat until smooth.
  4. Add the coconut and orange extract; mix well.
  5. Roll into 1-inch balls; place on wax paper-lined baking sheets.
  6. Refrigerate until firm, about 1 hour.
  7. In a saucepan, combine the chips, chocolate and shortening. Cook and stir over low heat until smooth.
  8. Dip balls into chocolate.
  9. Place on wax paper until set.