Lemongrass Snowballs Recipe

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Lemongrass Snowballs

Stacey Lawson

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@slawson

These Asian-inspired treats have a cake-like texture with the exotic flavors of lemongrass and coconut. This gives these treats a mild, not-too-sweet citrus flavor.


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Serves:
Makes 48 cookies
Prep:
45 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 c
butter, softened
2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 c
confectioner's sugar
1 tsp
lemon extract
1 tsp
lemon zest, grated
2/3 c
coconut, shredded
2 1/2 Tbsp
lemongrass, puree
24 oz
vanilla or white chocolate chips

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350 degrees

2Beat butter and sugar with an electric mixer until creamy

3Add lemon extract and lemon zest

4Gradually beat in flour, coconut and lemongrass.

5Stir in 1 1/2 cups white chocolate chips

6Shape dough into 1-inch balls and place 1/2 inch apart on parchment-lined baking sheets.

7Bake on middle rack until cookies are set and light golden brown on bottom, 10 to 12 minutes.

8Cool on baking sheets 2 minutes; remove to cooling racks to cool completely.

9Microwave remaining white chocolate chips about 20 second at a time until melted. Drizzle over cookies.

10Sprinkle with additional coconut.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Asian