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Easy Chocolate Coconut Balls

Easy Chocolate Coconut Balls. A no-bake cookie treat that’s like a coconut candy bar. A popular Holiday treat too!

Chocolate Coconut Balls

Chocolate Coconut Balls

These easy chocolate coconut balls are a coconut and chocolate lovers dream. Sweetened condensed milk makes for a moist coconut centre you’ll love.

Here’s one for Nancy, my friend who by her own confession needs, “a coconut intervention” and what’s better to add to a coconut lovers confection than chocolate?!

These are oh so easy to make and use just a few simple ingredients to make these wonderfully soft centred coconut wonders. Freezing the soft coconut centres makes it super easy to dip them in the chocolate too.

Chocolate Coconut Balls

Chocolate Coconut Balls

The only problem after that is waiting the hour or so for the centre to that and the chocolate to set! These are always on my Holiday treat list particularly because they freeze so well.

If you liked this recipe you many want to check out this great collection of No Bake Cookies that was incredibly popular during our last Holiday season.

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Chocolate Coconut Balls

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3.5 from 2 votes
Chocolate Coconut Balls
Easy Chocolate Coconut Balls
Prep Time
1 hr
Total Time
1 hr
 
These easy chocolate coconut balls are a coconut and chocolate lovers dream. Sweetened condensed milk makes for a moist coconut center you'll love.
Course: Cookies/Confectionary
Cuisine: North American
Keyword: chocolate, coconut
Servings: 24 cookie balls
Calories: 246 kcal
Ingredients
For the coconut filling
  • 2 cups icing sugar powdered sugar
  • 1 300 ml can sweetened condensed milk This is the 14oz size in the US.
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 cups fine unsweetened dried coconut
For the chocolate coating
  • 2 1/2 cups chocolate chips
  • 2 tbsp butter
Instructions
To make the coconut filling
  1. Mix together the icing sugar, sweetened condensed milk, vanilla extract ans dried coconut.
  2. Chill and roll into one inch balls.
  3. Place the balls on a parchment lined cookie sheet and freeze completely.
To make the chocolate coating
  1. In a double boiler, melt together the chocolate chips and butter.
  2. I use two forks to dip the coconut balls, one at a time. After rolling in the chocolate, I lift the dipped chocolate ball and let the excess chocolate drip off before placing them back onto the sheet to let the chocolate set.
  3. Store in an airtight container in the fridge.
  4. These freeze well too.
Nutrition Facts
Easy Chocolate Coconut Balls
Amount Per Serving (1 cookie ball)
Calories 246 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 9g56%
Cholesterol 5mg2%
Sodium 42mg2%
Potassium 57mg2%
Carbohydrates 32g11%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 29g32%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 100IU2%
Vitamin C 0.2mg0%
Calcium 70mg7%
Iron 0.6mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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Laurel

Tuesday 25th of August 2020

Made these on the weekend for a evening get together. Made a few with white chocolate chips for a non chocolate lover, boy what a hit. And s o easy to make.

Sherry Smith

Sunday 29th of December 2019

Merry Christmas from Ohio ! Made these this morning and so delicious and easy , thank you for such easy elegant recipes !

Karen

Wednesday 18th of December 2019

My chocolate chips dip not melt they went to hard dust. Used them yesterday for peanut butter balls.suggestions on melting.

Yvonne

Sunday 15th of December 2019

I just made these but I am having trouble with the chocolate every time I melt it it just hardened up.use a double pot and put the butter i

Debbie

Tuesday 5th of November 2019

What is icing sugar?

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