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Old 11-22-2004, 10:36 PM   #1
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Mounds Candy

Memorable Mounds Candy
Makes: 25 Pieces


3 cups flaked coconut
2 cups powdered sugar
1/2 cup butter or margarine
1-1/2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips

Melt butter. Remove from heat and stir in coconut and powdered sugar. Roll into balls and place on a cookie sheet. Press thumb into middle. Melt chocolate chips in a double-boiler or microwave. Place a teaspoon of melted chocolate into indentation of each candy. Chill. Makes 25 pieces.

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Old 05-19-2006, 07:52 PM   #2
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My grandpa really likes Mounds Bars, so I Googled "homemade mounds bars" to find some recipes. Of the two I found, this one was better (below). I will make yours and test them against each other to find the family favorite. Thanks!

Homemade Mounds Bars


Ingredients:
5 oz. sweetened condensed milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups powdered sugar
14 ounces flaked coconut
24 ounces semisweet chips

Blend the milk and the vanilla. Add the sugar a little at a time till
smooth. Stir in the coconut. The mixture should be firm. Pat firmly
into a 9x13 pan and chill till firm. Cut into bars and dip into melted
chocolate and let cool on waxed paper for several hours.
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But... what if I'm feeling like a nut?
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Old 05-19-2006, 08:17 PM   #4
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I love the creamy coconut inside mounds
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Old 05-24-2006, 06:35 PM   #5
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But... what if I'm feeling like a nut?
"cause sometimes you fell like a nut AND
sometimes you don't!!!!!"
I love mounds but, I like bounty bars better -the coconut seems to be- fresher.
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Old 05-24-2006, 06:50 PM   #6
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But... what if I'm feeling like a nut?

Is that an unusual way for you to feel?

I suppose almonds could be included, huh?
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Old 08-25-2006, 11:05 PM   #7
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I love Bounty bars too, and I have to agree, the coconut seems fresher and tastier. But Coconut Mounds is a more than tolerable second!

I think I just might try one of those Mounds recipes!
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I didn't think an Almond Joy could be better - then they started making them with toasted coconut!! Have you had those?!!
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Old 08-26-2006, 02:51 AM   #9
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Mounds is made with dark chocolate, so Im pretty sure you will have a more authentic result if you go with a bittersweet chocolate for the coating.

I'm gonna try this myself!
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those sound good! thanks.
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