This post is sponsored by Dixie Crystals. All opinions are my own.
These lime coconut balls are a simple, cool, no bake dessert. Sweet and tart with a hint of lime flavor, these coconut balls are great to bring to your next gathering.
If you enjoy coconut, you will love these lime coconut balls. Similar to these orange coconut balls, these are made with a limeade concentrate.
Find the full recipe at Dixie Crystals Lime Coconut Balls.
Why you will enjoy this dessert
- Just a few simple ingredients are needed.
- A wonderful addition to any party. Especially great to bring to your next summer BBQ.
- No bake. No need to turn on the oven, stir and chill for the perfect coconut ball.
Powdered Sugar – Use powdered sugar for this recipe.
Vanilla Wafer Cookies – Use a whole box of vanilla wafers to make these balls.
Macadamia Nuts – If you don’t like macadamia nuts you can substitute with pecans or almonds.
Limeade Concentrate – You will need frozen limeade that is slightly thawed. You can usually find this in the freezer section of your grocery store. (Only need about half the can.)
Butter – Softened, unsalted butter.
Vanilla Extract – Adds a little sweetness to the dessert.
Sweetened Coconut Flakes – These are used to cover the lime balls.
Lime Zest – This is optional but adds more zesty lime flavor.
How to make lime coconut balls
Full ingredients and directions at Dixie Crystals.
Step one: Place powdered sugar, crushed cookies, chopped nuts, limeade, vanilla, butter, and lime zest in a large bowl.
Step two: Stir together well until completely combined.
Step three: Roll mixture into small balls and then roll the balls in shredded coconut. Place on a baking sheet and then in the refrigerator to chill.
- Try using a cookie scoop for uniform sized coconut balls.
- If you want them to chill faster, place in the freezer for about 30 minutes.
- Want to add a little green color, add a few drops of green food coloring to the mixture.
How to store
Make sure to store any leftover in an airtight container in the refrigerator. They will last up to a week
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***Food Lovin’ Family has been sponsored by Dixie Crystals. I have been compensated for this post. All opinions are my own.