Coconut Dainties Bon Bon

  • Yield : 1
  • Servings : 24
  • Prep Time : 60m
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  • Ready In : 60m
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Melt in your mouth bon-bons. So festive for holiday sharing.


  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 - 3 ounce package cream cheese
  • 1 cup grated coconut
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • candied cherries optional
  • optional red and green food coloring
  • pecans, dates or apricot for center optional


Step 1

Work sugar into cream cheese with hands; mix well.

Step 2

Add coconut to the mixture and mix.

Step 3

Form into small balls, roll in coconut and top with bits of candied cherries for garnish if using. Or tint coconut with food coloring and roll in a festive color.

Step 4

Roll the balls around roasted pecans for a nutty flavor.

Step 5

Will keep in a cool dry place for several days.

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