I am a mom of 4. I love to cook and try new recipes.
Every once in awhile a new recipe is tried and the family often responds with "mom..it's a keeper" meaning add this one to the family recipe book. So here I've compiled them all in one spot so they're easy to get to and add to. Hope you enjoy them as much as we have, and maybe they'll be keepers for you as well.

Friday, December 10, 2010

Coconut Snowballs

3 types of coconut in a tender buttery melt in your mouth cookie

1 cup unsalted butter
1/4 t. salt
1/3 c. confectioners' sugar
1/2 c. coconut milk powder
3/8 t. coconut flavouring
2 1/2 c. unbleached all purpose flour
1 cup toasted coconut
1 1/2 c. confectioners' sugar
1 c. Coconut milk powder

preheat oven to 350 degrees in a med sized bowl beat together the butter and salt until soft and fluffy.  Mix in the confectioners' sugar, coconut milk powder and coconut flavoring.  Add the flour and toasted coconut mix until well combined.  form the dough into 1" balls.  place on an ungreased cookie sheet and bake in the oven for 12-15 min.  Let the cookies cool for 3 min.

Sift the confectioners' sugar with the coconut milk poweder and place in a shallow pan.  Roll the warm cookies in the mix coating.  let them cool and re-roll.
Store in an airtight container for 1 week or freeze.

makes 50-60 cookies

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