Coconut Balls Recipe

These Coconut Balls are certainly quick and easy. They're also vegan and gluten free - but if you don't tell the kids, we won't!


  • 6 tablespoons coconut butter
  • 3 tablespoons pure maple syrup, or agave syrup
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 3/4 cup old fashioned oats
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/3 cup white chocolate chips


  1. In a medium bowl, mix together the coconut butter, maple syrup, lemon zest and lemon juice. 
  2. Stir in the oats and shredded coconut until well combined. 
  3. Roll into 14 1" balls. 
  4. In a microwave safe bowl at half power, melt the white chocolate in 30 second increments, stirring after each increment, until melted. 
  5. Spoon or pipe the white chocolate over the balls.
  6. Keep the coconut balls covered and store in the refrigerator for up to one week.
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  • Use certified gluten-free oats to guarantee the gluten free integrity of this recipe

Cooking Method:
No Bake
Gluten Free Baking
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Recipe Yields:
14 1" Balls
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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 Cookie Ball
Servings Per Recipe 14

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 78
Calories 152

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g
  Saturated Fat 5g
Sodium 1mg
Total Carbohydrate 15g
  Dietary Fiber 3g
  Sugars 7g
Protein 2g

* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.

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