1 package of cream cheese, softened
1 package of oreo's
1 package of flaked coconut
2 cups of sliced almonds
2 tea spoons of vanilla extract
3 and a half cups of semi sweet chocolate chips
2 table spoons plus 1-1/2 tea spoons of shortening
In a large bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth.
Beat in cookie crumbs.
Add the coconut, almonds and vanilla; mix well.
Shape into 1-in. balls.
Place on baking sheets; cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
In a microwave bowl, combine chocolate chips and shortening.
Microwave on high until melted, stirring every 15 seconds; stir until smooth.
Dip balls into melted chocolate; shake off excess.
Place on waxed paper until set.
Store in the refrigerator for a few hours.