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A small white bowl of coconut balls.

Coconut Balls

Made with just 5 ingredients these coconut balls are an easy and delicious allergy-friendly and refined sugar-free snack.
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Course: Snacks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: coconut ball, coconut bliss ball, energy bite, coconut snowball
Servings: 20 Balls
Calories: 91kcal
Author: My Kids Lick The Bowl


  • 2 cups desiccated coconut + optional additional for rolling 180g
  • 1 cup puffed rice 90g
  • 3 tablespoon coconut oil 50g
  • 3 tablespoon Honey
  • 3 tablespoon coconut milk 45 ml


  • Place coconut, puffed rice in a food processor blitz until very fine
  • Add honey, coconut oil and coconut milk/cream and blitz until well combined and starting to come together, you may need an extra tablespoon of coconut milk
  • Refrigerate the mix for approx 15 mins, this makes it easier to roll into balls
  • Roll into 20 balls (1 Tablespoon ful of mix per ball)
  • Roll in additional desiccated coconut if wished
  • Refrigerate for 1-2 hrs
  • Serve




  • For this recipe to be gluten-free check the puffed rice you are using, standard rice bubbles will work in the recipe however they are not gluten-free
  • If you are not big on the texture of desiccated coconut then don't roll them in extra
  • Can be stored in the refrigerator for 7 days or frozen for up to 3 months
  • best served chilled
  • If you initially refrigerate the mix for too long and they are hard to roll into balls, give the colled mix a quick blitz and it will fix the problem
  • The coconut milk/cream can be substituted for milk or water if you don't have coconut milk on hand


Serving: 1ball | Calories: 91kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Sodium: 4mg | Potassium: 54mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 1mg
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