Havregrynskugler (Cocoa-Oat-Coconut Balls)

"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."
 
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Ready In:
5mins
Ingredients:
8
Yields:
100 balls
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ingredients

  • 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
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directions

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

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I am a vegan - and I love it :) My favorite cuisines are Mexican/American and Asian.
 
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