Coconut adds a great flavor to candies, whether on its own or when paired with nuts, fruit, or chocolate. These coconut candy recipes have something for everyone, from truffle lovers to fudge fanatics. It’s amazing how simple ingredients and 15 minutes can produce such a sophisticated, tasty treat!
Martha Washington Candies
Martha Washington Candies may have a funny name, but there’s nothing funny about their great taste! These traditional chocolate-dipped cream candies are a snap to make and have a sweet cream filling that’s packed with shredded coconut and toasted pecans.
Almond delights are chewy coconut that is topped with whole toasted almonds and covered in chocolate, just like your favorite candy bar. If you don’t like almonds, they can be omitted and the candy will still be delicious. The steps to make these sweet treats are pretty easy, so even if this is your first attempt at making candy bars, you’ll end up with a batch of amazing tasting almond-coconut delights.
Coconut Cream Patties
These soft, chewy chocolate-covered patties are bursting with sweet coconut flavor. They’re perfect for the coconut lover in your life. Try adding a little lime juice and fresh lime zest for a refreshing coconut-lime twist!
Almond Joy Fudge
This Almond Joy Fudge is almost too good to be true! It’s a quick and easy microwave fudge recipe, packed with shredded coconut and chunks of almonds, just like an Almond Joy candy bar. The base of the fudge is rich and chocolatey, with an amazing melt-in-your-mouth texture.
Coconut truffles blend the mellow sweetness of white chocolate with the tropical flavor of shredded coconut for a delicate, rich truffle that’s perfect dipped in milk or white chocolate. You can add a drizzle of white chocolate to make these even more decadent.
In this recipe for lime-coconut truffles, a white chocolate truffle base is infused with fresh lime zest and juice, then rolled in sweet coconut for a refreshing tropical candy. Lime and coconut is a fabulous and uncommon flavor combination that shines in these truffles.
Who knew the simple ingredients could be so good together? Those recipes are a match made in heaven in this quick and easy drop candy. You can experiment by substituting some ingredients for a portion of the coconut.