Updated: March 22, 2011 2:30PM
MAKES 52 PIECES
1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, at room temperature
2 tablespoons milk
2 cups sifted confectioners' sugar
3 (1-ounce) squares unsweetened chocolate, melted
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
Pinch of salt
3 cups mini-marshmallows
3 cups flaked coconut, lightly toasted
In a large bowl of an electric mixer, combine cream cheese and milk. Mix on high speed until well-blended. Gradually add confectioners' sugar. Stir in melted chocolate, vanilla and salt. Fold in marshmallows.
Drop rounded teaspoonfuls of mixture in toasted coconut, toss until well-covered. Place haystacks on wax paper-lined baking sheets. Chill until firm.
Store in air-tight container.
Maggie Stafford, Cicero
Nutrition facts per piece: 70 calories, 4 g fat, 3 g saturated fat, 5 mg cholesterol, 9 g carbohydrates, 1 g protein, 22 mg sodium, 0 g fiber