Candy Recipes: Coconut Snowballs

These homemade treats make the holidays even sweeter!
By Courtney Dial Whitmore
Nov 11, 2014




Nov 11, 2014

Makes 24 Snowballs

What you need:

• 2 cups powdered sugar
• 2/3 cup sweetened condensed milk
• 1 tsp vanilla extract
• 1 tsp almond extract
• 1/2 tsp salt
• 3 cups flaked coconut

What to do:

1. Mix powdered sugar, condensed milk, extracts, and salt together until well combined.

2. Stir in 1 cup of coconut. If dough is too stiff, add a little more condensed milk.

3. Shape into 1" snowballs (you’ll need to “sugar” your hands to keep them from sticking) and roll in remaining 2 cups of coconut.

4. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator until you are ready to serve.

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Courtney Dial Whitmore is the author of Candy Making for Kids and Push-Up Pops. She lives in Nashville, TN, with her husband. All recipes shown are excerpted from Candy Making for Kids by Courtney Dial Whitmore, reprint permission by Gibbs Smith Publishing.

Photo Credit: Mark Lund

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