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The coconut balls or coquitos are sweets in the form of balls, made with coconut, sugar, eggs and sprinkled with icing sugar, which will delight those who try them.

A Christmas candy fantastic and very easy to make, which can be presented together with the nougats and homemade sweets that we make. If you have not yet dared to prepare homemade nougat, Roscón de Reyes and a long etc … why what not to start with these coconut balls ? They are not difficult at all. In fact, they are so easy that the little ones can help us to prepare them: the older ones will take care of the baking while they form the balls.

But to make it even easier, we will also leave you a version of coconut balls without an oven. In this case, the ingredients are coconut and condensed milk, nothing more.

The coconut coquitos are a very aromatic sweet, with a delicious texture and a Very beautiful presentation that will leave guests (both adults and children) with their mouths open.

Do you want us to start with the recipe of Coconut balls? Let’s go there!.

Recipe for coconut balls or coquitos

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130 g of grated coconut

130 g sugar

  • 1 egg
  • Powdered sugar

How to make homemade coconut balls

We make the coconut dough

  • First, we preheat the oven to 180 º C, heat up and down.
  • We mix the coconut together with the beaten egg and sugar to form a dough.
  • Take small portions of dough and form small balls.
  • We are incorporating them into small mini capsules (we like these that we show you here below, which are very original):

We bake the coquitos

  • We take to the oven for 10 – 12 minutes to 180 º, heat up and down.
  • After the time has elapsed, we remove the coquitos from the oven and let them cool on a rack.
  • Once cold, sprinkle with icing sugar.
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    Coconut recipe yes n oven

    Ingredients (for 10 Coquitos):

    • 100 g of grated coconut
    • 4 or 5 tablespoons of condensed milk
    • to decorate: grated coconut, colored sugar sprinkles, chocolate noodles, etc.

    receta de coquitos de coco How to make coquitos without an oven

    • In a bowl we mix the grated coconut with the condensed milk, you We need to get a manageable mass. For that we add the condensed milk little by little, until you see that a mass is formed that can be handled.
    • We make balls with our hands and We coat them in the grains, or the coconut, whatever we have chosen to decorate.
    • We re-shape them into a ball and press slightly so that the pimple sticking.
    • Let it rest in the fridge for at least 1 hour before serving.

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    You already have two easy recipes for coconut balls or coquitos … Which one are you going to prepare this Christmas?