Coconut Chocolate Truffles Recipe

This recipe for Coconut Chocolate Truffles is sure to become a favorite. A wonderful treat for the coconut chocolate lover.


Makes about 30 Truffles

3 cups sweetened, shredded coconut
1/2 cup confectionersí sugar
1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk
1/4 cup coconut oil, melted (could also use butter)

Chocolate Dip
2 cups chocolate chips, melted
1 teaspoon coconut oil



Line a cookie sheet with parchment or waxed paper.

In a medium bowl, stir together the coconut and confectionersí sugar.

Stir in the sweetened condensed milk and melted coconut oil or melted butter.

Use your hands to roll 1 1/2 teaspoons of the mixture to form the truffle balls.

Place each ball onto the parchment paper.

Place baking sheet into the freezer for 30 minutes.

Chocolate Coating

In a small saucepan, melt the chocolate and coconut oil over low heat. Stir occasionally until melted and smooth. Shut off.

Remove the truffles from the freezer.

Use a toothpick to spear each ball.

Dip the ball into the warm chocolate, covering completely.

Let the chocolate drip off before returning the truffle onto the parchment lined sheet.

Use a fork to carefully push the truffle off.

Sprinkle on a little coconut while the chocolate is soft.

Repeat until truffles are all coated.

Place into the refrigerator until set.

Transfer the truffles to an air-tight container in the refrigerator.