In Recipes on Wednesday 27th Dec, 2017

Delicious no-bake ricotta cheesecake balls

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Delicious no-bake ricotta cheesecake balls. Source: Getty

Start a new family tradition with these delicious no-bake ricotta cheesecake balls. 

Rolled in toasted coconut, with a juicy blueberry hidden inside, this tasty recipe will have you coming back for more. 

This incredible recipe includes cream cheese and ricotta, with a touch of lemon zest, all working together to create a mouth-watering flavour. 

They need about two hours to set so prepare them ahead of time and enjoy! 


  • 250g cream cheese, chopped, at room temperature
  • 250g fresh ricotta, crumbled
  • 2 tbsp pure icing sugar 
  • 2 tbsp finely grated lemon zest
  • 25 blueberries
  • 75g biscuits, crushed (try Arnott’s Granita)
  • 20g desiccated coconut, toasted, cooled


  1. Place the cream cheese and ricotta in a bowl. 
  2. Use a fork to mash until just combined. 
  3. Add icing sugar and lemon zest and use fork to mix, until evenly combined. 
  4. Roll one tablespoon of the mixture into a ball. 
  5. Press a blueberry inside and roll to enclose. 
  6. Repeat with remaining ricotta mixture and blueberries. 
  7. Combine the biscuits and coconut on a plate and roll the balls in the mixture. 
  8. Transfer to a plate and place in the fridge for at least two hours or until firm.