This Snowball Cookie Recipe bakes cookies that are crisp on the outside and soft on the inside, and with a hint of coconut added to the frosting, your senses might think you’ve been transported to a tropical beach.
Oh how I long to be on a tropical beach!!!
Snowball Cookie Recipe
When it’s cold outside and snow blankets the ground, try heating up the oven and whipping up a batch of this Snowball Cookie Recipe
Ingredients for Snowball Cookie Recipe
- 1/2 cup shortening
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 egg
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2 1/2 cups flour
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/ 2 cup Greek yogurt
- 3 3/4 cups powdered sugar
- 1/2 cup butter
- 3 tablespoons milk
- 2 teaspoons coconut extract
- 1 cup shredded coconut
Snowball Cookie Recipe Directions
Step 1: Heat oven to 400 F.
Step 2: Cream together shortening, sugar, egg and vanilla extract.
Step 3: Sift together flour, salt and baking soda. Add mixture to wet ingredients, alternatively adding in Greek yogurt.
Step 4: Flour surface and roll-out cookie dough. Use top of a jar or biscuit cutter to make round cookie shapes.
Step 5: Bake 8 minutes. Transfer to cooling rack immediately.
Step 6: In medium bowl, using mixer on low, mix powdered sugar, butter, milk and coconut extract until thoroughly combined. Beat on high until frosting is smooth and fluffy.
Step 7: Spread frosting on cookies. Pour shredded coconut into small bowl. Press cookies, frosting side down, into shredded coconut.
Step 8: Store in airtight container.
And for those bakers who prefer a visual walk through, watch this tutorial on how to make this snowball cookie recipe.
A special thanks for this snowball cookie recipe from www.culinary.net.
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