Sweet coconut treats


  • 2 coconuts, grated
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 can condensed milk
  • 2 tbsp Hershey’s chocolate powder

Combine all of the ingredients and cook over high heat until the mixture boils, stirring consistently.

Reduce heat to low and continue cooking until the mixture reaches a caramel consistency.

When cooked, form into balls.

Yields 25-30 candies.

By Lupe C. Reyes

Editor’s note: This recipe is from Lepblon Fina’tinas Para Guam: Guam Cookbook, 1985. Reprinted with permission from Congresswoman Madeleine Z. Bordallo, Y Inetnon Famalao’an* (Women’s Association).

* Y Inetnon Famalao’an was a women’s organization composed of cabinet wives and women executives in the government of Guam.