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Snowball Cookie

Total Time

Prep: 45 min. + standing

Makes

3 dozen

I like to make these coconut-covered balls when the snow is flying outside. I've shared the candies with many of my friends and family members, an everyone loves them.
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Ingredients

  • 2 cups nonfat dry milk powder
  • 1 cup chunky peanut butter
  • 1 cup honey
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 8 ounces white candy coating, coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 3 cups sweetened shredded coconut
  • Assorted food coloring, optional

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the milk powder, peanut butter, honey and vanilla. Shape into 1-in. balls. Place on a waxed paper-lined baking sheet. Let stand, uncovered, for 30 minutes.
  2. In a microwave-safe bowl, melt candy coating and shortening at 70% power for 1-2 minutes; stir until smooth. If desired, tint some of the candy coating with food coloring. Dip balls into coating, then roll in coconut. Return to baking sheet; let stand until set. Store in an airtight container at room temperature.

Nutrition Facts

2 each: 359 calories, 19g fat (10g saturated fat), 3mg cholesterol, 182mg sodium, 42g carbohydrate (37g sugars, 2g fiber), 9g protein.

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