Raffaello candies

Raffaello candies

Today we will make an analogue of the popular coconut sweets – homemade raffaello candies. The use of cottage cheese significantly reduces the calorie content of the dessert, so even those who are on a diet can afford a couple of sweets. At the same time, you can take either low-fat cottage cheese or a fatter one at heart's ease. It will turn out tasty if you make raffaello with mascarpone. Such homemade sweets are an unreal delight for coconut lovers.
5 from 1 vote
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine Italian
Servings 15 people
Calories 97 kcal


  • 2 mix bowl
  • 1 teaspoon
  • 1 fork
  • 1 frying pan oven optional
  • 1 plate


  • 300 g cottage cheese 9%
  • 80 g chocolate white
  • 1 tsp powdered sugar
  • 100 g coconut chips
  • 15-20 pcs almond
  • boiling water


  • Prepare everything you need. If the coconut chips are large, then it is better to grind them in a food processor, but not to the state of flour. With fine shavings, raffaello candies look more refined.
    Ingredients for rafaello candies
  • Pour the almonds with freshly boiled water and leave for 15 minutes. Thanks to this technique, the nuts can be easily peeled off, it will easily come off with a little effort.
    15-20 pcs almond, boiling water
    Almonds, boiling water
  • Put the white chocolate in a water bath (bain marie). It is necessary to wait until the pieces completely dissolve.
    80 g chocolate
    White chocolate
  • Put the cottage cheese, powdered sugar and half of the coconut chips in a bowl.
    300 g cottage cheese, 100 g coconut chips, 1 tsp powdered sugar
    Сottage cheese, coconut chips, powdered sugar
  • Stir, pour in the melted white chocolate.
    Melted white chocolate
  • Rub well with a fork, breaking the cheese lumps. To work with a fork, it is better not to use any devices such as a blender or a food processor. Send it to the cold for 15-20 minutes. During this time, the coconut chips will swell and the mixture will thicken. If necessary, add more shavings to thicken the dough and you can take it with your hands.
  • Peel the almonds a little dry in a frying pan or in the oven.
    Almonds in a frying pan
  • Pour the remaining coconut chips into the plate. Make a cake from the cottage cheese mass. Place an almond in the center. Form an even ball so that the almonds are inside. Roll in coconut chips. For convenience, it is better to make not very large candies.
    100 g coconut chips
    Coconut chips
  • Raffaello candies are ready. From the specified number of ingredients, 15 pieces turned out.
    Raffaello candies


Calories: 97kcalCarbohydrates: 6gProtein: 3gFat: 7gSaturated Fat: 5gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.2gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 3mgSodium: 66mgPotassium: 80mgFiber: 2gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 28IUVitamin C: 0.1mgCalcium: 22mgIron: 0.4mg




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