Chocolate Coconut Balls

 

Recipe Source: Family Recipe

Introduction: The dessert of my childhood, a very easy dessert, no baking is required.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 lb of crackers
  • 1/2 lb of walnuts
  • 2 cups plus one tablespoon of milk
  • 4 tablespoons of sugar
  • 4 tablespoons of butter
  • 4 tablespoons of cocoa powder
  • one tablespoon of vanilla or rum essence
  •  to cover the balls: coconut flakes, grated chocolate, cocoa

Directions:

  1. Place the crackers in the food processor and grind them
  2. Place the walnuts in the food processor and grind them
  3.  Place then crackers and walnuts in a large bowl
  4. In a sauce pan put the milk and sugar, add the butter, stirring continually to dissolve the butter. Bring to a boil, add the cocoa dissolved in one teaspoon of milk. You may adjust the sugar quantity based on your taste.
  5. Add the tablespoon of vanilla or the rum essence
  6. Slowly pour the hot mixture over the crackers and walnuts and mix well. At the end you need to obtain a paste of a consistency to allow the modeling of balls. Depending on the porosity of your crackers, you may need more or less liquid.
  7. When the desired consistency has been reached, model the wall size balls and roll them in coconut flakes, grated chocolate or cocoa. Enjoy!

 Ready in: 30 minutes

Yields: 6-8 servings

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