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.
Total TimePrep: 10 min. + freezing
- 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.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 295 calories, 18g fat (13g saturated fat), 39mg cholesterol, 132mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (24g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.
Originally published as Ice Cream Snowballs in Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook 2001
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