- February 18, 2010 at 9:50 pm #281187FreebieQueenModerator
Girl Scout Samoa Cookies
24 -30 shortbread cookies
6 tablespoons butter
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup light corn syrup
1/2 of 14−oz can sweetened condensed milk
1/2 tsp. vanilla
4 cups toasted coconut
1 cup semi−sweet or milk chocolate chips
In 2−quart saucepan over medium−low heat, combine butter,Melt chocolate chips and drizzle thinly in stripes over
sugar and corn syrup. Heat to a full boil, stirring constantly
with a wooden spoon. Boil 3 minutes, stirring constantly.
Slowly pour in sweetened condensed milk, stirring constantly.
Continue cooking over low heat until candy thermometer reaches
220−228 degrees. Remove from heat. Stir in vanilla. Beat until
creamy. Immediately stir in toasted coconut and mix well.
Spoon mixture by teaspoonfuls onto each shortbread cookie,
Flatten slightly and with the end of a
wooden spoon poke a small round hole into the center of each
cookie. Cool completely.
cookies and let chocolate harden at room temperature. Store
in airtight container.
- September 4, 2012 at 6:52 pm #432777
But what about the cookie part? They have a crunchy cookie under the caramel, kinda like a Twix bar.
- September 4, 2012 at 11:15 pm #432786FreebieQueenModerator
You just use shortbread cookies, which you can make your own, but usually the dollar store has them.
- September 11, 2012 at 7:05 pm #432964oh, oops, I misread the directions. SORRY!! Thanks for clarifying!
- September 14, 2012 at 6:24 pm #433040
These would make great cookies for Christmas. I always like to give yummy home baked cookies to everyone.
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