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Ice Cream Snowballs

 Ice Cream Snowballs
The House of Loreto residents agree there's no better way to enjoy this festive ice cream dessert than in the warm atmosphere of dinner with friends and family. For extra fun, we sometimes top each snowball with a lit red candle.
12 ServingsPrep: 10 min. + freezing


  • 1/2 gallon vanilla ice cream, softened
  • 1 package (10 ounces) flaked coconut
  • Fresh mint, optional


  • Scoop ice cream into 12 balls. Place on a baking sheet and freeze
  • until solid. Roll in coconut. Garnish with mint if desired. Yield:
  • 12 servings
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 295 calories, 18 g fat (13 g saturated fat), 39 mg cholesterol, 132 mg sodium, 32 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.
Wine: Sweet White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.