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Chocolate Coconut Truffles

This chocolate coconut truffle recipe only needs three ingredients and is so simple you barely even need a recipe!
Prep Time20 mins
Active Time2 hrs
Total Time2 hrs 20 mins
Course: Cookies and Bars, Dessert, Snacks
Cuisine: American
Yield: 15 large truffles
Calories: 189kcal


  • 60 grams cream of coconut
  • 300 grams desiccated coconut
  • 100 grams dark chocolate
  • 2 tbsp desiccated coconut for sprinkling (optional)


  • In a large bowl mix the desiccated coconut and cream of coconut. Add more cream of coconut if needed to help combine the mixture.
  • Scoop out 1 tbsp sized balls of the coconut mixture and the mixture and shape into neat balls. Place them on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • After an hour, melt the chocolate in a heatproof bowl over a pot of boiling water or in a microwave.
  • Remove the coconut balls from the fridge and dip in melted chocolate. Place them back on the parchment paper and cover the tops with extra shredded coconut if you wish.
  • Refrigerate for another hour before serving


  • Store for up to 10 days in an airtight container placed away from direct sunlight. Or in the fridge, if your house is warm to prevent the chocolate from melting.
  • Nutrition

    Calories: 189kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 11mg | Potassium: 156mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 3IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 1mg