Sweet Coconut Cream Truffles made with just a few ingredients, cloaked in a dark chocolate shell, and topped off with toasted coconut!
3.83 from 62 votes

Coconut Cream Truffles

Course Dessert
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 24
Calories 194kcal
Author Samantha Merritt | Sugar Spun Run


  • 14 oz sweetened shredded coconut
  • 2/3 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 Tablespoons butter melted
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ tablespoon coconut extract optional
  • ¼ cup powdered sugar
  • 10 oz dark chocolate melting wafers


  • Place coconut in food processor and pulse repeatedly until coconut is fine and not stringy. Set aside.
  • In a separate, large bowl, stir together condensed milk, melted butter, vanilla extract, and coconut extract (if using).
  • Pour in coconut and stir well.
  • Add powdered sugar, stir well.
  • Place bowl in refrigerator and chill at least 15 minutes.
  • Remove from refrigerator and roll into 1 1/2 Tablespoon-sized balls (if the filling is too sticky, return to fridge for an additional 10 minutes to chill).
  • Place on wax-paper lined cookie sheet, repeating until all filling is rolled.
  • Place cookie sheet in the freezer for 10 minutes.
  • Prepare melting wafers according to instructions on package.
  • Dip chilled coconut truffles into dark chocolate, return to wax paper lined cookie sheet and allow chocolate to harden before serving. If topping with sprinkles or toasted coconut, be sure to add before chocolate hardens.
  • Keep uneaten truffles refrigerated in airtight container.


Calories: 194kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 64mg | Potassium: 171mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 55IU | Vitamin C: 0.3mg | Calcium: 35mg | Iron: 1.7mg