Cherry Ripe Bites

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Ness73

Easy and quick to make, I got this recipe from a supermarket catalogue. It makes a large number of bites, and I have halved the recipe successfully. Copha is vegetable shortening - solid vegetable oil.

Top Review by karen.cooper1977

I made these to give out as part of my xmas gifts this year and they were a huge hit. I found them a bit fiddly to roll but the effort was worth it in the end

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine coconut, cherries, essence, food colouring and sweetened condensed milk, mix well.
  2. Roll heaped teaspoonfuls of mixture into balls. Place on tray, refrigerate until firm.
  3. Melt chocolate and copha or oil together.
  4. Re-roll balls before dipping into chocolate mixture. Place on baking paper lined tray to set.
  5. Re-dip in chocolate mixture if necessary or if you like a thicker chocolate layer.

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