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March 7, 2019

Cocadas ( Mexican Coconut Candy)

Cocadas are chewy, sweet coconut heavenly treats, traditional coconut candy or confectionery found in many parts of Latin America. 


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5 cups Shredded Coconut (14 oz package)
1  14 oz. can  Sweeten Condensed Milk or Dulce de Leche Condensed Milk
Non-stick baking spray


Preheat oven to 350°
  • Stir together coconut and condensed milk in a large bowl until well combined.
  • Using 2 tablespoons, drop by heaping rounded spoonfuls onto parchment-lined cookie sheet about 1-inch apart 
  •  Watching closely, bake for 15 to 20 minutes until lightly golden brown. Remove from oven and cool on wire rack.

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