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Christmas Snowballs



12 piece(s)


  • 130 g pistachio kernels
  • 15 g Coconut, dessicated or shredded
  • 30 g Butter, salted
  • 10 g Coconut sugar, or whatever sweetener you prefer
  • 60 g Cranberries, dried
  • 12 whole hazelnuts

Outside coating / crust

  • 200 g white chocolate melts
  • 70 g pure cream
  • 1 Cup Shredded coconut
  • Few pinches edible glitter
  • 6
    Preparation 15min
  • 7
  • 8
    Appliance TM 5 image
    Recipe is created for
    TM 5
    Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!

Recipe's preparation

  1. 1. Add pistachios to TM bowl Closed lid with mc in place mill 10secs sp 9. 

    2. Add 15g coconut; repeat mill with Closed lid & mc in place 8 secs sp 9. Set mixture aside in a bowl.

    3. Add butter to TM bowl then sugar; try not to get sugar onto blades. Melt 2mins varoma sp 1.

    4. Add cranberries; chop on turbo mode 0.5sec. Scrape down.

    5. Add back pistachio and coconut mixture. Combine 5secs Counter-clockwise operation sp 5.

    6. Put all contents out of TM bowl into thermoserver or another bowl. Shape into walnut sized balls placing whole hazelnut in the centre.

    7. Place onto varoma centre tray to cool and harden. When all ball shape completed, place into fridge while you prepare ganache.

  2. Ganache coating and coconut crust
  3. 1. Add cream to TM bowl. With Closed lid and mc in place, heat to 90deg approx. 2mins.

    2. Add chocolate melts to TM bowl. With Closed lid mc in place, melt 2min 15secs 70deg Counter-clockwise operation sp 1.

    3. Pour ganache into a small bowl or cup deep enough to dunk balls. Allow to cool until it thickens and cools to a consistency of normal custard.

    4. Put shredded coconut into the lid of the varoma trayl. Remove balls from fridge. Dunk balls into ganache then roll / dust with shredded coconut. Place back on varoma tray and repeat. Place in fridge to set.

    5. Sprinkle with edible glitter; arrange on a Christmassy plate or package as gifts.


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You can vary the nut and fruit used, but the green and red is very Christmassy!

This recipe was provided to you by a Thermomix ® customer and has not been tested by Vorwerk Thermomix ® or Thermomix ® in Australia and New Zealand.
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