coconut cocoa balls

2
Lene Frost

By
@Danish7

I have limited myself just making these around Christmas, because they are so loaded with calories. As a little girl I made these with my Danish grandma... so at Christmas time I always remember the wonderful time I had with her and my mom as well :-).
My friends love it when I wrap some up as a gift... Even though I keep them in the fridge they somehow evaporate in a blink of an eye.. Enjoy - I do :-)

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Rating:

★★★★☆ 9 votes

Comments:
Serves:
Many
Prep:
20 Min
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

  • 1 c
    soft butter - good quality
  • ½ c
    baking cocoa
  • 1 1/2 c
    confectioners' sugar
  • 3 c
    oats, regular
  • 1 Tbsp
    half and half
  • 1-2 tsp
    rum extract or more - add a little of the time to match your own tasting.
  • 1 c
    coconut, shredded

How to Make coconut cocoa balls

Step-by-Step

  1. mix butter with dry ingredients - NOT the coconut
  2. add half and half. Add 1/2 Tbs rum extract at the time and taste. Add only the amount of extract that suits your taste. And note that various brands of rum extract has different strengths. I prefer Oetker's. The mixture must be slightly sticky.
  3. roll in bite size balls and cover with coconut.
    Keep in fridge.

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About coconut cocoa balls

Course/Dish: Candies, Chocolate, Other Snacks
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American




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