Chocolate Coconut Balls – 4 Ingredient No Bake Dessert

I love this time of year, I call it baking season. Now that the weather is cooler, I have the oven going more often. However, I do still prefer easy, no-bake desserts like these Chocolate Coconut Balls. This recipe has been added to my easy coconut balls page.

No Bake Chocolate Coconut Balls - a no bake dessert recipe that only uses 4 ingredients. I make these every year for the holidays: Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years.

 

No Bake Chocolate Coconut Balls - a no bake dessert recipe that only uses 4 ingredients. I make these every year for the holidays: Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years.

Two years ago I threw together a few ingredients and hoped for the best – that recipe was for Coconut Balls. I was curious on how they would taste with chocolate, so today I remade them and added a milk chocolate drizzle. My son is currently eating them by the handful, which I should probably stop since they’re basically pure sugar. But yet, this is the time of year where pure sugar is okay – right? Or is that just me?

No Bake Chocolate Coconut Balls - a no bake dessert recipe that only uses 4 ingredients. I make these every year for the holidays: Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years.

It starts out with two ingredients: powdered sugar and coconut oil. The result is a frosting consistency, so you know darn well that I’ll be experimenting with that for future recipes.

No Bake Chocolate Coconut Balls - a no bake dessert recipe that only uses 4 ingredients. I make these every year for the holidays: Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years.

After the shredded coconut is added, you could just stop there. I did that two years ago for the original 3 Ingredient Coconut Balls. However, I wanted to take it one step further.

No Bake Chocolate Coconut Balls - a no bake dessert recipe that only uses 4 ingredients. I make these every year for the holidays: Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years.

I cheated a little bit when it came to the milk chocolate. I went to Bulk Barn and bought Merckens chocolate wafers (similar to Candy Melts). I did that because they’re easier to melt (and because they were on sale – let’s be honest, price wins everytime).

Chocolate Coconut Balls

No Bake Chocolate Coconut Balls - a no bake dessert recipe that only uses 4 ingredients. I make these every year for the holidays: Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years.

No Bake Chocolate Coconut Balls – a no bake dessert recipe that only uses 4 ingredients. I make these every year for the holidays: Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years.

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Chocolate Coconut Balls

Ingredients:

Directions:

  1. In a medium bowl add the melted coconut oil and powdered sugar, stir to combine into a frosting consistency.
  2. Add the coconut and stir together.
  3. Roll into 1 inch balls and set on parchment paper.
  4. Melt the chocolate wafers in the microwave for 1 1/2 minutes, stirring in between each set of 30 seconds.
  5. Drizzle over the coconut balls and let set.
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More Coconut Ball Recipes:

Nanaimo Balls

3 Ingredient Coconut Balls

Coconut Breakfast Balls

Helpful Supplies for Making Coconut Balls:

Good Grips Melon Baller

Reynolds Baking Sheets Parchment Paper

Silicone Baking Mat

Shredded Coconut
Want more chocolate recipes? Check out my friend’s posts below:

No Bake Nanaimo Bars

No-Bake Nanaimo Bars – A Chocolate Holiday Treat via This Lil Piglet

Dark Chocolate Truffles recipe

Dark Chocolate Truffles via Sober Julie

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No Bake Chocolate Coconut Balls - a no bake dessert recipe that only uses 4 ingredients. I make these every year for the holidays: Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years.

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I believe that the kitchen is the heart of the home. Whether it’s discussing your day, sharing the highlights of your trip, or just having quality time with a loved one; lives are brought together at the kitchen table.

4 comments on “Chocolate Coconut Balls – 4 Ingredient No Bake Dessert”

  1. look delicious, never tried the coconut oil I guess I should add it to the pantry

  2. Hi I have a question sorry first of all something is wrong with my typing it goes to small when the settings are and spear to big in my settings so sorry for the small words hope you will be able to read it I just wanted to say they sound so yummy good anyway I want to know where do you get coconut oil that you have to melt I never saw that before I don,t think our shop rite all that sorta thing so can you tell where you can buy it and I wanted to add my aunt used to make coconut balls but would you belevie her recipe has mash potatoes to hold them together did you ever hear of that?

    • Hi Susan,

      You can get coconut oil at any grocery store. I find the best deal is usually Costco, but if you don’t have one any grocery store should do. It’s usually near the olive oil. I have never heard of mashed potatoes in coconut balls before. I wonder if it’s good? lol

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