Wednesday, May 05, 2010

Paula Deen's Coconut Bon Bon's


18 large marshmallows
1 (7 oz) package sweetened shredded coconut
1 cup salted cashews, ground
1 cup heavy cream
½ teaspoon vanilla extract


In a small microwave safe bowl combine cream and vanilla; heat in microwave on High for 1 ½ minutes.

Cover work surface with waxed paper. Combine coconut and ground cashews in a shallow dish or pie plate.

Spear marshmallows one at a time on a skewer or fondue fork and swirl in hot cream mixture for 15 seconds or until surface of marshmallow is softened. Let excess cream drip into bowl. Immediately roll softened marshmallow in coconut mixture. Place on waxed paper to cool. Store in airtight container.


boneman said...

sounds way scrumptious!
Maybe I'll shop up some cashew peanut butter and see how that works..

Jean said...

aw mannnnnnnn...I want some of those!

Andrea said...

I think we might make some on Sunday ... will let ya know how they turn out.

Andrea said...

Mom made these on Sunday & I'd have to say, they look way better than they actually are. The cashew/coconut topping is great, the marshmallow just kind of sits there.

My advice, make the topping and snack on that!!