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Coconut Balls

Donna McAlister Smith
Best served from the directly from the freezer and paired with McManis Cabernet Sauvignon


Dry Ingredients

  • 3 cups oatmeal
  • 6 tbsp cocoa
  • 3/4 cup coconut medium sweetened desiccated

Wet Ingredients

  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup carnation milk


  • Mix dry ingredients & set aside.
  • Combine wet ingredients in a saucepan on medium-low. Increase heat and boil for 4 minutes.
  • Pour wet mixture into dry mixture
  • After the mixture cools and hardens a bit make balls and roll in coconut (medium sweetened desiccated).
  • Freeze for 4 hours
  • The coconut balls are best kept in the freezer and taken out just before serving.