Havregrynskugler (Cocoa-Oat-Coconut Balls)

Total Time
5mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 0 mins

This is a traditional Danish Christmas treat. It's easy to make, so kids can help. NOTES: I use low fat butter, but any kind will do. Preparing time does not include shaping into balls/chilling time.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 7 ounces butter
  • 23 cup sugar
  • 4 tablespoons brewed coffee
  • 14 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 6 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla sugar (or seeds from 1 vanilla pod)
  • desiccated coconut, for coating

Directions

  1. Blend butter, sugar, coffee and almond extract (in a blender/food processor).
  2. In a big bowl combine rolled oats, cocoa and vanilla. Mix will.
  3. Add butter mixture and knead with hands.
  4. Shape into walnut sizes balls and roll in dessicated coconut.
  5. Place in an airtight container lined with baking paper. (also use baking paper between layers of balls).
  6. Store in refrigerator. (Allow to cool at least 2 hours before serving).

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