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Shirley's Bon Bons

For Coconut Bon Bons:
1 pound powdered sugar
14 ounces (of 16 ounce package) flaked coconut
1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
1 can sweetened condensed milk

For Chocolate Coating:
12 ounce bag chocolate chips
1/2 bar of parafin wax, OR Chocolate Coating or Dipping Chocolate for making candies (usually in chips that you can purchase through baking and candy supply stores)

For Coconut Bon Bons:
Mix together all ingredients except for the parafin wax and the chocolate chips. Chill. Roll into 1-2 inch balls.

For Chocolate Coating:
Melt the parifin wax and the chocolate chips together in a double boiler (if using chocolate coating, melt in a double boiler, and dip coconut bon bons in chocolate, and put on waxed paper). Dip coconut bon bons into chocolate mixture and drop onto wax paper. Let set.

Source: Shirley Elredge
Submitted By: Joann Sapaugh
Date: June 16, 2002