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coconut and almond snowballs in red box

Coconut And Almond Snowballs With Rum

Karon Grieve
Super tasty and so quick and easy to make, these little snowballs make the perfect wee foodie gift for Christmas
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course sweets
Cuisine British
Servings 40 snowballs
Calories 39 kcal


  • 125 g ground almonds
  • 125 g icing sugar
  • 30 g unsalted butter
  • 2 tbsp rum I used white rum

Snow covering

  • 1 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 2 tbsp desiccated coconut


  • Whizz together all ingredients in mini processor to form a paste
  • With wet hands pull off pieces about the size of a marble
  • Roll the balls in the coconut and sugar mixture
  • Set aside in the fridge for 30 minutes to firm up



These coconut almond snowballs will keep for up to a week.


Calories: 39kcalCarbohydrates: 4gProtein: 1gFat: 2gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 2mgSodium: 1mgPotassium: 4mgFiber: 1gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 19IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 7mgIron: 1mg
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