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A classic recipe from Newfoundland, a delicious chewy snowball! If you like coconut this is the cookie for you! Not only is it loaded with coconut inside, but you also roll it in a bath of coconut to finish it off and make it look like a “snowball”!

Happy baking <3

Cooking Time: 5 minutes

Makes: about 3-4 dozen (depending on ball size)


A classic recipe from Newfoundland that is loaded with coconut and chocolate! Chocolate Snowball Cookies are a must have for Christmas baking. 
Course Dessert, Snack, Treat
Cuisine Newfie
Keyword Chocolate Snowball Cookies, Christmas Cookies
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 dozen
Author Melissa ~ The Olive Blogger


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 3 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 1 cup fine coconut
  • coconut for rolling


  • In a large saucepan over medium-high heat, bring butter, sugar and milk to a boil
  • Allow to boil for about 5 minutes without stirring (should be at a rolling boil) while you let this boil mix together your rolled oats and coconut and set to the side
  • Add cocoa and remove from the heat
  • Add in coconut/oat mixture and stir to combine with the wet mixture
  • Let cool and roll ball in coconut to coat

And that my friends is your final goodie of the 13 days!!!

Enjoy <3

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