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                            Coconut Honey Balls
 
 Recipe By     : Best Loved Foods of Christmas, Pillsbury, undated booklet
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cookies                          Desserts
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      cup           butter
      1/2  cup           sugar
    1      teaspoon      French’s Vanilla
    1      teaspoon      French’s Almond Extract
    2      cups          Pillsbury’s Best All Purpose Flour* -- sifted
    1      cup           Funsten’s Pecans -- finely chopped
    1      cup           flaked or shredded coconut
                         Pineapple Glaze:
      1/2  cup           honey
      1/3  cup           pineapple juice
    2      teaspoons     vinegar
    2      tablespoons   butter
 
 BAKE at 350 degrees for 15 to 18 minutes.  MAKES about 6 dozen cookies.
 Cream butter.   Add sugar, vanilla, and almond extract, creaming well.  Add
 flour, pecans, and coconut, and mix thoroughly.  Shape dough into balls,
 using a teaspoonful for each.  Place on ungreased baking sheets.  Bake in
 moderate oven (350 degrees) 15 to 18 minutes until light golden brown.  If
 desired, dip cookies into Pineapple Glaze.  Or roll.l warm cookies in
 confectioners' sugar.
 *Pillsbury’s Best Self-Rising Flour may be substituted.
 Pineapple Glaze:  In saucepan, combine honey, pineapple juice, vinegar and
 butter.  Simmer 5 minutes.  Cool to lukewarm.
 
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 NOTES : “Senior Winner in Pillsbury’s 9th Grand National Recipe and Baking
 Contest by Mrs. Shirley Ravelle, Honolulu, Hawaii. Adapted by Ann Pillsbury.”