Homemade Girlscout Samoas Recipe

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  1. (Optional) To make handling easier you can dip the bottoms of the cookies in melted chocolate first and let them sit to thoroughly dry.
  2. Place each shortbread cookie in cup of a greased muffin tin.
  3. In 2-quart saucepan over medium-low heat, combine butter, sugar and corn syrup.
  4. Heat to a full boil, stirring constantly with a wooden spoon.
  5. Boil 3 minutes, stirring constantly.
  6. Slowly pour in sweetened condensed milk, stirring constantly.
  7. Continue cooking over low heat until candy thermometer reaches 200-210 degrees.
  8. Remove from heat.
  9. Stir in vanilla.
  10. Beat until creamy.
  11. Immediately stir in toasted coconut and mix well.
  12. Spoon mixture by teaspoonfuls over shortbread cookies.
  13. Cool completely.
  14. Remove cooled cookies from muffin tin onto waxed paper.
  15. Melt chocolate chips and drizzle thinly in stripes over cookies and let chocolate harden at room temperature.
  16. Store in airtight container
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 6695.32 Kcal (28032 kJ)
Calories from fat 3796.71 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 421.86g 649%
Cholesterol 236.8mg 79%
Sodium 1257.5mg 52%
Potassium 4371.93mg 93%
Total Carbs 735.79g 245%
Sugars 315.38g 1262%
Dietary Fiber 0.16g 1%
Protein 54.98g 110%
Vitamin C 16.4mg 27%
Vitamin A 0.9mg 28%
Iron 22.7mg 126%
Calcium 742.6mg 74%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 497.09 Kcal (2081 kJ)
Calories from fat 281.89 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 31.32g 649%
Cholesterol 17.58mg 79%
Sodium 93.36mg 52%
Potassium 324.59mg 93%
Total Carbs 54.63g 245%
Sugars 23.42g 1262%
Dietary Fiber 0.01g 1%
Protein 4.08g 110%
Vitamin C 1.2mg 27%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 28%
Iron 1.7mg 126%
Calcium 55.1mg 74%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 169
  • 193

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Sugar,
  • High in Total Fat

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