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Coconut balls

  • Author: Fadela
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 15 balls


How to make homemade raffaello coconut balls with shredded coconut, sweetened condensed milk and whole hazelnuts. (for 15 balls)


  • 135 g ( 1 1/2 cups) dry shredded coconut
  • 170 g (1/2 cup) sweetened condensed milk
  • 15 hazelnuts or almonds - whole


  1. Place the shredded coconut and sweetened condensed milk in a large bowl.
  2. Using a tablespoon, mix the ingredients until the mixture is smooth and doughy.
  3. Let the mixture rest in the refrigerator for about 30 minutes to 1 hour.
  4. Take small amounts of the coconut mixture between your hands and put a whole hazelnut or almond in the center, close and roll them to form a smooth ball.
  5. Then roll the coconut balls immediately in a bowl filled with unsweetened shredded coconut flakes and place your Raffaello coconut balls in small cases.


Storage: 1-2 weeks at room temperature, placed in a storage box with a tight-fitting lid and up to 3 months in the freezer.

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Category: truffles, balls
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: coconut balls, Raffaello balls, raffaello coconut balls, coconut truffles