Coconut and chocolate truffles are a delicious and decadent treat that are perfect for any occasion. The combination of creamy chocolate and sweet coconut make for a satisfying and indulgent flavor. These truffles are also a great homemade gift idea for friends and family. Try this recipe and enjoy the rich and creamy texture of these delightful treats!


  • 1 cup sweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 8 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into small pieces
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Cocoa powder, for dusting

Preparation time: 15 minutes Chilling time: 2 hours Total time: 2 hours 15 minutes


  1. In a medium saucepan, heat the heavy cream over medium heat until it begins to simmer.
  2. Remove from heat and add the chopped chocolate, butter, and vanilla extract. Stir until the chocolate and butter are melted and the mixture is smooth.
  3. Stir in the shredded coconut until well combined.
  4. Pour the mixture into a shallow dish and refrigerate for 2 hours until firm.
  5. Using a small cookie scoop or spoon, scoop out small portions of the chocolate-coconut mixture and roll them into balls.
  6. Roll each ball in cocoa powder until coated.
  7. Place the truffles in a container with a lid and store in the refrigerator until ready to serve.
  8. Serve and enjoy!