Coconut Rum Balls Recipe

Coconut Rum Balls picture


Difficulty LevelVery EasyCourse
Main Ingredient


 Almond paste1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Coconut3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), grated
 Rum1⁄2 Ounce
 Cocoa1 Tablespoon
 Chocolate6 Ounce (semi sweet)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2239 Calories from Fat 1200

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 143 g219.3%

Saturated Fat 55.8 g279%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 56.5 mg2.4%

Total Carbohydrates 245 g81.6%

Dietary Fiber 32.4 g129.7%

Sugars 187.3 g

Protein 35 g69.2%

Vitamin A Vitamin C 3.7%

Calcium 51.2% Iron 71.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


In a large bowl, mix almond paste, 1/2 cup (125 mL) grated coconut, rum and cocoa until well blended.
Shape into 24 balls.
In a double boiler, melt chocolate.
Using a fork, dip balls in chocolate.
Drain on a cookie sheet.
While chocolate is still lukewarm, sprinkle with remaining grated coconut.
Let chocolate harden 5 minutes.
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