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Coconut Balls dipped in Chocolate inside and outside
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5 from 44 votes

Chocolate Coconut Balls

Total Time20 mins
Course: candy
Cuisine: American
Keyword: coconut, coconut balls, coconut candy, coconut truffles
Servings: 30 balls
Calories: 149kcal
Author: Jill


  • 1 3/4 cup desiccated coconut
  • 1 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 cups dark or semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 2 Tbsp shortening


  • In a large bowl combine confectioners sugar with coconut and condensed milk.
  • Shape the mixture into 1-inch balls and place onto a pan lined with wax paper. Place in refrigerator until firm.
  • In a microwave-safe glass bowl, melt the chocolate chips with shortening, removing to stir once or twice until smooth.
  • Dip each ball into the chocolate allowing the excess chocolate to drip off. Place the chocolate balls onto the waxed paper; let stand until set. Store in refrigerator.


Serving: 30g | Calories: 149kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 21mg | Potassium: 122mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 14IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 52mg | Iron: 1mg