Coconut Fudge aka Egg in the Grass Fudge
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A colorful, fun and easy to make cream cheese fudge for spring celebrations!
Recipe type: Candy
Serves: 25 pieces
  • 3 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • ¼ teaspoon almond flavoring
  • Green food coloring
  • 2 ½ cups powdered sugar
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts
  • ½ cup coconut
  • ½ cup coconut plus a few drops green food coloring
  • 25 small jellybeans or other small egg shaped candies
  1. Butter 8x8 inch pan lightly.
  2. In small bowl, beat cream cheese, sugar and extract until smooth.
  3. Add food coloring a bit at a time, mixing until desired color is achieved.
  4. Mix in coconut and chopped nuts.
  5. Press evenly into pan.
  6. Place ½ cup coconut in plastic zipper bag with 2-3 drops of food coloring and shake until coconut is colored. Press gently into top of fudge mixture and add candy so that one piece is in the middle of each planned square of fudge.
  7. Refrigerate at least 30 minutes or until firm, before cutting and serving.
Recipe by A Pinch of Joy at