Chocolate Coconut Snowballs

Recipe by Karen..
READY IN: 27mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 13
    cup butter
  • 3
    ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 34
    cup sugar
  • 1
    egg yolk
  • 2
    teaspoons almond extract
  • 2
    teaspoons orange juice
  • 1 14
    cups flour
  • 2
    teaspoons baking powder
  • 14
    teaspoon salt
  • 1
    (14 ounce) package coconut, divided
  • 1
    (12 ounce) package M&M's semi-sweet chocolate baking bits
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DIRECTIONS

  • In large bowl, cream butter, cream cheese and sugar.
  • Add egg yolk, almond extract and orange juice, beat well.
  • Combine flour, baking powder and salt and gradually add to creamed mixture.
  • Stir in 3 CUPS of the coconut.
  • Cover and chill for an hour.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Stir M& M's Baking Bits into dough.
  • Shape dough into 1" balls and roll each in remaining coconut.
  • Place on ungreased cookie sheets and bake for 10-12 minutes or until light brown.
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