Coconut Snowballs Recipe

5 1 1
Publisher Photo

Coconut Snowballs Recipe

Read Reviews
5 1 1
Publisher Photo
Some special recipes go from being seasonal favorites to family traditions. This is one at our house. My whole family looks forward every Christmas to these rich, once-a-year sweets.
MAKES:
30 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 30 min. + standing
MAKES:
30 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 30 min. + standing

Ingredients

  • 1 package (12 ounces) vanilla wafer crumbs, crushed
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 3/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 cup chopped pecans or walnuts
  • 1/2 cup Dr Pepper
  • ICING:
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/3 cup Dr. Pepper soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups sweetened shredded coconut

Directions

In a large bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Roll into 3/4-in. balls. For icing, in a large bowl, combine the confectioners' sugar, butter, soda and vanilla; beat until smooth. Dip balls in icing; shake off excess. Roll in coconut. Place on waxed paper; let stand until set. Store in an airtight container. Yield: About 5 dozen.
Originally published as Coconut Snowballs in Country Woman Christmas Annual 2005, p49

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 174 calories, 9g fat (4g saturated fat), 7mg cholesterol, 75mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.

  • 1 package (12 ounces) vanilla wafer crumbs, crushed
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 3/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 cup chopped pecans or walnuts
  • 1/2 cup Dr Pepper
  • ICING:
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/3 cup Dr. Pepper soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups sweetened shredded coconut
  1. In a large bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Roll into 3/4-in. balls. For icing, in a large bowl, combine the confectioners' sugar, butter, soda and vanilla; beat until smooth. Dip balls in icing; shake off excess. Roll in coconut. Place on waxed paper; let stand until set. Store in an airtight container. Yield: About 5 dozen.
Originally published as Coconut Snowballs in Country Woman Christmas Annual 2005, p49

Select the Newsletters that interest you to subscribe

By entering my email and clicking the subscribe button below, I am opting to receive the newsletters I have selected.

Please enter a valid email

You Are successfully subscribed

ERROR! Please try Again


Reviews forCoconut Snowballs

My Review
Click stars to rate
Loading Image
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review
Sort By :

Average Rating
MY REVIEW
harv614 User ID: 107350 76749
Reviewed Nov. 30, 2011

"I added some chopped maraschino cherries (that I dried out on a paper towel) to this recipe ~ sooo good!!! Thanks"

Loading Image