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Cocadas with Dulce de leche (Cookie Truffles)

Easy and delicious.

  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 40 1x


Units Scale
  • 450 grams Maria cookies or/and digestive cookies
  • 100 grams of walnuts
  • 400450 grams of Dulce de leche
  • 1/2 cup of unsweet shredded coconut


  1. In the food processor, grind the cookies very fine, about two minutes. You can also put the cookies in a bag and crush them with a rolling pin.
  2. Grind the walnuts. Not as fine as crackers.
  3. Put the ground cookies with the walnuts in a bowl, add the Dulce de leche, and mix well with a fork and then with your hands until you get a smooth dough.
  4. Scoop out portions and roll between hands to form balls.
  5. Pass each ball through the shredded coconut. If the surface has dried, you can pass each ball through the water quickly for a few seconds and then roll it in the coconut.
  6. Serve or store in an airtight container for up to 5 days.
  • Author: Pilar Hernandez
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Category: Cookies
  • Cuisine: Chilean


  • Serving Size:
  • Calories: 104
  • Sugar: 8.2 g
  • Sodium: 61.8 mg
  • Fat: 4.3 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.4 g
  • Carbohydrates: 14.8 g
  • Fiber: 0.3 g
  • Protein: 1.9 g

Keywords: Chilean Cookie Truffles,