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.
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- 1/2 gallon vanilla ice cream, softened
- 3-1/2 cups sweetened shredded coconut (about 10 ounces)
- 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
Originally published as Ice Cream Snowballs in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2001, p9