Christmas Balls Recipe

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Servings: 40 makes


Cost per serving $0.33 view details
  • 4 cups desiccated coconut
  • 395g can sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 teaspoons finely grated lemon rind
  • 1/2 cup (100g) red glace cherries, finely chopped


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C/160°C fan-forced. Line 2 baking trays with baking paper.
  2. Combine coconut, milk and lemon rind in a bowl. Add cherries. Stir until coconut mixture turns pink. Using 1 level tablespoon mixture at a time, roll mixture into 40 balls. Place balls, 3cm apart, on prepared trays.
  3. Bake, swapping trays halfway, for 12 to 15 minutes or until balls are lightly browned. Cool on trays. Serve.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 33g
Recipe makes 40 servings
Calories 194  
Calories from Fat 144 74%
Total Fat 17.2g 22%
Saturated Fat 15.04g 60%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 3mg 1%
Sodium 21mg 1%
Potassium 167mg 5%
Total Carbs 10.48g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0.0g 0%
Sugars 5.38g 4%
Protein 2.04g 3%
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  • ShaleeDP
    December 19, 2012
    Look promising to make and easy on the budget too. Thanks for sharing this, just in time for the holidays :)

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