Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Dark Chocolate Coconut Blossoms

Before I made these, I should have found out if my family liked coconut.  Turns out...they don't.  :(  But oh well!  To each their own and more for me!  And believe me, I had my fair share of these delicious little Dark Chocolate Coconut Blossoms!  One evening I even warmed two up and put some vanilla ice cream on top!  Yummo!

Here's how I made them:

Dark Chocolate Coconut Blossoms


1/3 cup all-purpose flour
2 1/2 cup flaked sweetened coconut
1/8 teaspoon salt
2/3 cup sweetened condensed milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
18 dark chocolate Hershey's Kisses


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Grease a cookie sheet.

In a large bowl, stir flour, coconut, and salt.  Add condensed milk and vanilla; stir until well combined.

Drop batter in about a tablespoon size balls an inch apart onto the cookie sheet.  Bake 15-17 minutes until done with golden bottoms.

As soon as they come out of the oven, add a dark chocolate Hershey's Kiss to the top and press down slightly.  Let cool about 5 minutes on the cookie sheet then transfer to a wire rack.  Makes 1 1/2 dozen.

If you like coconut, you will love these!  I did!  Next time, I'm thinking about adding an almond on top to make an Inside-Out Almond Joy!  Wouldn't that be amazing?!


Original macaroon recipe adapted from Good Housekeeping Magazine


  1. Jessica: These look absolutely lovely and delish. Coconut and chocolate equals double love.

    1. Thanks, Marlene! They were quite delicious and cute! ;)

  2. I love anything with coconut! Very yummy recipe!

  3. I love coconut and chocolate. These sounds delicious. Thanks for sharing this on Foodie Friends Friday.

  4. So I am a brand-spanking new co-host at Foodie Friends Friday -- and yours was my first host favorite pic! You can view it here: http://www.foodiefriendsfridaydailydish.com/host-favorite-recipes/

    Have a great day!!!

    Zannie from mymixingspoon.com

    1. Wow! I'm so excited that you chose these cute little blossoms as your favorite! What an honor to be featured! Thank you!!!

    2. You're welcome! They look yummy - I can't wait to try them! :-)

  5. Woops... I meant to say first host favorite pick!! I was so excited I couldn't even type. LOL

  6. Hi Jessica,

    I'm coming over from foodie friends friday. These cookies looks so yummy, I love chocolate and coconut! I just liked your page on FB, and I am looking forward to seeing your future recipes. I would love it if you would stop by my FB page when you get a chance. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Young-Adventures/153028528072356?ref=tn_tnmn
    Take care,

    1. Welcome and thank you! Cute page, just liked you back. :)


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