Coconut snowballs

Bite size balls of yum little kids will love!

Shopping list:


  • 1 ¾ cups unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 100ml melted butter
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 cup pitted dates
  • 1 cup dried apricots
  • 1 ½ cups blitzed toasted pecan nuts
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • Step 1

    In a food processor blitz the dates and apricots until they are chopped into small pieces.

  • Step 2

    Add the cocoa, pecan nuts, vanilla and half the shredded toasted coconut and pulse until combined then add the maple syrup and the butter to get the right consistency.

  • Step 3

    Roll into balls, coat in coconut and set aside. Will keep for up to 5 days in an airtight container.