Quick & easy no-bake White Chocolate, Coconut & Apricot Balls made with sweetened condensed milk take less than 10 minutes and are the perfect little treat!
4 Ingredient White Chocolate & Apricot Balls
Here's why you're going to love these sweet little apricot balls:
- 10 minutes prep time
- suitable to make in a food processor, blender, Thermomix or with a knife
- a simple recipe that's great for the kids to make
- ... and just 4 basic ingredients!
- dried apricots - these can be bought in the dried fruit section of any supermarket or grocer.
- sweetened condensed milk - I recommend using full fat sweetened condensed milk for this recipe as it tends to set firmer than the skim version.
- white chocolate - you can use either white chocolate chips/bits or a block of white chocolate broken into pieces. Chop in a food processor, blender or Thermomix (or chop with a knife) until very finely chopped.
- desiccated coconut - this is a type of fine coconut that is perfect for coating the apricot balls.
How To Make Apricot Balls
These delicious little apricot treats couldn't be easier to make!
Note: Scroll to the printable recipe card at the bottom for ingredient quantities and the full method.
Step 1: Chop the apricots
Use a food processor, blender or Thermomix to chop the apricots into fine pieces. Alternatively, you can use a knife for this step.
Step 2: Chop the chocolate
Add the white chocolate and continue to chop until combined and small, fine chunks of apricot and chocolate remain.
Step 3: Mix through the sweetened condensed milk and coconut
Stir the sweetened condensed milk and coconut through the apricot and chocolate mixture until well combined.
Step 4: Chill the mixture
Place the mixture into the fridge for 30 minutes or until firm enough to roll into balls.
Step 5: Roll the balls in coconut
Roll tablespoons of the mixture into balls. Place extra desiccated coconut into a bowl and roll until coated.
More Dried Apricot Recipes
If you love apricot recipes as much as I do, then try these yummy recipes!
- No-Bake Apricot Coconut Slice
- Apricot Oat Slice (ANZAC slice)
- Apricot, Macadamia & White Chocolate Cookies
- Healthy Apricot, Coconut & Chia Balls
How many serves does this recipe make?
16 large balls or 24 small balls.
How do you store apricot balls?
Apricot balls can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 1 week.
Can you freeze these balls?
Yes, absolutely! Freeze the balls in an airtight container (or sealable plastic bags) for up to 3 months.
Can I use fresh apricots for this recipe?
These apricot balls require the firm texture of dried apricots (fresh apricots are not suitable).
What can I use to chop the apricots and chocolate?
The easiest options are either a food processor or a Thermomix. Alternatively a blender or a sharp knife can be used.
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Apricot, White Chocolate & Coconut Balls
- 200 g dried apricots
- 130 g (¾ cup) white chocolate chips
- 200 g sweetened condensed milk approximately half a 395g can
- 100 g (1 cup) desiccated coconut plus extra for rolling
- Place the dried apricots into a food processor, blender or Thermomix.
- Mix on Turbo Speed for 5-10 seconds or until you have fine chunks (you can mix it for less time if you'd like bigger chunks).
- Add the white chocolate chips and press Turbo 2-3 times or until the chocolate has been slightly chopped (but still a little chunky).
- Add the sweetened condensed milk and coconut and mix together for 5-10 seconds on low speed until completely combined.
- Chill the mixture in the fridge for 30 minutes.
- Roll the mixture into tablespoon-sized balls (wet your hands first to make this easier). If the mixture is too soft, add a little more coconut.
- Roll the balls in the extra coconut.
- Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 1 week.
- dried apricots – these can be bought in the dried fruit section of any supermarket or grocer. These apricot balls require the firm texture of dried apricots (fresh apricots are not suitable).
- sweetened condensed milk – I recommend using full fat sweetened condensed milk for this recipe as it tends to set firmer than the skim version.
- white chocolate – you can use either white chocolate chips/bits or a block of white chocolate broken into pieces. Chop in a food processor, blender or Thermomix (or chop with a knife) until very finely chopped.
- desiccated coconut – this is a type of fine coconut that is perfect for coating the apricot balls.