HOT LUNCH RECIPE WAGON: Coconut Treats

Coconut Treatshot lunch recipe wagon presents a hot lunch you can take to work or school.  Our recipes are quick, easy and less than 30 minutes to cook.  Cook our recipes the night before, refrigerate and reheat the next day.  Or, on the other hand, you can cook our meals and freeze them for next week’s lunch.  Our special today is Coconut Treats

HOT LUNCH RECIPE WAGON: Coconut Treats

Made with only two ingredients, this simple recipe is bursting with delicious sweetness.  You can use store-bought coconut powder, but making your own from shredded coconut is easy and adds a distinct freshness to the finished dessert.

Heaped 1 cup shredded coconut

Scant ½ cup sweetened condensed milk

Put the shredded coconut in a spice mill and grind to a fine powder

Pour the condensed milk into a small saucepan and warm over low heat.  Add all but 1 ½ tablespoons of the coconut powder and simmer 2 to 3 minutes, stirring constantly, until the mixture leaves the side of the pan.  Don’t burn

Remove the pan from the heat and put aside until the coconut mixture is just cool enough to handle.

Sprinkle the remaining coconut powder onto a plate onto a plate.  Wet your hands and shape the mixture into 10 to 12 equal balls. Roll each ball in the coconut powder, cover evenly  Pack warm in a heated lunch box for a hot lunch to go.

Keep Lunch Warm Legend Heated Lunch box
Heated Lunch Box

You can carry your hot lunch in a heated lunch tote.

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