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cacao coconut snowballs

Vegan Cacao Coconut Snowballs

A rich, delightful plant-based cacao treat packed with nutrients!
Prep Time 45 mins
Total Time 45 mins


  • Measuring cups, mixing bowl, mixing spoon, aluminum foil /parchment paper and baking sheet


  • 1/2 cup cacao powder
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup GAPS: swap for raw honey
  • 2 cups shredded coconut plus more for coating


  • Melt coconut oil and then combine in a bowl with cacao powder.
  • Add maple syrup then add 1 1/2 cups shredded coconut.
  • Mix thoroughly until uniform.
  • Coat a baking sheet with aluminum or wax/parchment paper.
  • Roll "dough" into tablespoon sized balls, then roll in additional coconut.
  • Place final snowballs onto baking sheet.
  • Cover and store in fridge for up to a week, OR freezer for up to a month.
Keyword cacao, cacao recipes
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