Easy Chocolate ​Coconut Drop Refrigerator Candy Recipe: Bet You Can’t Eat Just One for Dessert by Judy Thow

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Easy Chocolate ​Coconut Drop Refrigerator Candy Recipe: Bet You Can’t Eat Just One for Dessert

Who likes Mounds chocolate-covered coconut candy bars? All that chocolate and coconut is so delicious! If you agree, then you will love this easy dessert recipe. It's so impressive that I always make this recipe during the holidays, but it's so easy and fast that you can make it anytime you want something delicious to snack on.

This easy chocolate and coconut candy recipe is ready in only about 30 minutes and makes a unique addition to your homemade food gifts. I bet you can't just eat one of these chocolate coconut drop refrigerator candies. Seriously. Try it and let me know how that works out for you!

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Servings: Makes about 25


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups sifted powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup nonfat dry instant milk
  • 3 cups coconut
  • 1 package (6 ounces) chocolate chips

Here's how you make it:

  1. Melt the butter in a saucepan. Remove from heat. Add the water and vanilla.
  2. Add the powdered sugar and dry milk to the mixture about a 1/2 cup at a time. Mix well.
  3. Stir in the coconut. 
  4. Place a teaspoon full of the coconut mixture on a cookie sheet covered with wax paper. Repeat until all candies are made. 
  5. Melt the chocolate chips in a double boiler.
  6. Put a swirl of the chocolate on top of each piece of candy. Chill in the fridge. 

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Donna John
Chocolate and coconut are two of my favorite things, Judy Thow! These sound heavenly!
Dr. Shayna Mancuso
Wow!! My girls will go nuts for these!!👍😍
Linda Stapp
My husband loves Mounds candy bars. I will definitely make these for him. Thanks, Judy!
Janie Hollingsworth
I'm in big trouble. My favorite candy bar! Making asap!

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