These cookies look so pretty and taste delicious. Recipe is from Family Circle.
Make and share this Coconut Snowballs recipe from Food.com.
- Grind 1/2 cup of the coconut in food processor.
- Chop remaining coconut and set aside.
- Add flour, 1/4 cup of the confectioners' sugar and the salt.
- Pulse to blend.
- Add butter and vanilla; pulse until dough comes together.
- Heat oven to 350 degrees.
- Roll dough into 1-inch balls.
- Place dough balls 1 inch apart on an ungreased baking sheet.
- Bake cookies until firm but tender, 15 minutes.
- Remove to rack, let cool completely.
- In small bowl, stir together remaining 1 cup confectioners' sugar and enough milk until smooth but still thick.
- Dip cookies in glaze (about 1/2 t for each), letting it drip down sides.
- Dip in chopped coconut and set aside for glaze to dry.
Lainey - these are perfect little cookies. They come together so easily and you do get 24 little cookies. I made one batch with vanilla extract and one with almond extract - both are YUMMY! They look adorable too on a cookie tray! :) So glad I tagged you in 123 Hits. Thanks Lainey! (Updated to let you know that these have become a favorite of the family! I tried some with chopped almonds in the batter too and they were great! April 2009)
Made for Gimme 5 Tag. These lil morsels of goodness are so easy to make and so delightfully delicious!I baked them exactly 15 minutes and they remained tender and so yummy.
While these are very easy to make and tasty too, I beg to differ on the quantity of cookies you get from this recipe. My dough balls were 1 inch diameter, and I only got 10 cookies. It also too more of the chopped coconut to cover the dipped cookies - a LOT more. Don't start this recipe without some extra coconut for dipping. I recommend that you make your dough balls closer to 1/2 inch diameter if you want 2 dozen cookies. The frosting has a raw taste to it. That might settle down over time, but I ate my taster cookie while it was fresh.