Swedish Chocolate Balls

Yields: 19 balls

Preparation time: 20'


  • no tools required
  • no baking required


  • 100g butter
  • 100g white sugar
  • 5 tbsp of warm water (two of which might optionally be coffee)
  • 5 tbsp of unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 150g rolled oats
  • 0.25 of a vanilla pod (or some vanilla sugar)
  • a pinch of salt
  • 50g coconut powder


  • Mix together room temperature butter, sugar, salt and vanilla until fully combined
  • In a separate small bowl mix together water and cocoa powder to form a thick paste
  • Mix the two together
  • Add the oats and mix
  • Roll some of the mixture between your hands to form some balls with a diameter of 2cm (or whatever size you prefer)
  • Roll the balls into the coconut powder
  • Refrigerate overnight to let the oats become softer

If you want to give your cookies the coffee taste, the water can be replaced completely or partially with the same amount of dark coffee.

This recipe does not require baking nor the usage of knives, therefore is suitable for cooking with kids.

Category: Sweets

Origin: Sweden