Sweet Coconut Snowballs
- cal. (kcal) 89
- Yield: 2 dozen
- Prep: 10 mins
- Bake: 15 mins at 350°F
sweetened flake coconut
(3/4 stick) unsalted butter, softened
- 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 F. 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 teaspoon for each), letting it drip down sides. Dip in chopped coconut and set aside for glaze to dry.