Gluten Free Coconut Chocolate Balls-photo-philip blankenship

Although this is a slightly updated version of the original, these kinds of no-bake chocolate coconut balls are as Swedish as it gets. They are absolutely delectable and so easy to make, anyone can do it.

coconut chocolate balls with rolled oats & vanilla

¼ cup butter (½ stick)
¼ cup coconut oil
½ cup palm sugar
1½ cup rolled oats
3 tablespoons cocoa powder
dash of pure vanilla bean powder
2 tablespoons cold coffee (or water with freeze dried coffee powder)
½ cup unsweetened coconut flakes for coating


Stir butter, coconut oil, palm sugar and coffee until smooth.

Mix in rolled oats, cocoa powder and vanilla bean powder.

Shape into round balls and roll in coconut flakes.

Refrigerate before serving.

Makes 15-20 balls.

Photography by Philip Blankenship.