Snowball Cookies



These coconut, cream cheese and white chocolate cookies are simply delicious! Think about this easy and fun recipe for your Christmas potluck!


* Ingredients:


° about 2/3 cup of softened margarine or unsalted butter

° 1/2 cup cream cheese

° 3/4 cup of icing sugar

° 1/4 cup of sugar

° 2 tbsp. teaspoon vanilla extract

° 2 1/4 cups flour

° 1/4 tsp. salt

° 1/2 lb white chocolate, cut into pieces

° 1/4 cup 15% cooking cream

° 3 cups grated sweetened coconut


* Steps :


In a bowl, whisk 125 ml (1/2 cup) of the margarine with the cream cheese, icing sugar, sugar and vanilla extract until a creamy mixture is obtained.

In other bowl, mix flour with saalt.

Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and stir until a smooth mixture is obtained.

Using your hands, form 28 balls, using about 15 ml (1 tbsp.) Of dough for each. Place the balls on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper, spacing them about 5 cm (2 inches) apart. Refrigerate 30 minutes.

While ready to baking, preheated oven to 205 ° C.

Bake cookies for 8 to 10 min . Removing from oven & permit cooled on a rack.

In a double boiler, melt the white chocolate with the cream and 30 ml (2 tsps) margarine .

In a bowl, place the coconut. Rolling balls in melted white chocolate, and coat them with coconut.

Reseerve in fridge about 20 min , until chocolate has seet . These cookies keep cooled .