Mounds Coconut Cream Eggs With Hershey's Chocolate Coating

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READY IN: 3hrs
SERVES: 20
YIELD: 40 candies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In large bowl, stir together butter, corn syrup, vanilla and salt.
  • Gradually add powdered sugar and coconut, beating until blended.
  • Sprinkle about 1 TBSP additional powdered sugar on flat surface; knead 5 minutes.
  • Using 1 1/2 tsp mixture for each candy, shape into egg shapes.
  • Place on waxed paper-lined trays or cookie sheets.
  • Refrigerate 1-2 hours before dipping into chocolate coating.
  • After coating, loosely cover. Store in a cool dry place.
  • Coating:.
  • In a saucepan over medium heat, melt chocolate and shortening.
  • Whatever you do - DO NOT ADD ANY WATER. It will ruin the coating.
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