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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees
2
Beat butter and sugar with an electric mixer until creamy
3
Add lemon extract and lemon zest
4
Gradually beat in flour, coconut and lemongrass.
5
Stir in 1 1/2 cups white chocolate chips
6
Shape dough into 1-inch balls and place 1/2 inch apart on parchment-lined baking sheets.
7
Bake on middle rack until cookies are set and light golden brown on bottom, 10 to 12 minutes.
8
Cool on baking sheets 2 minutes; remove to cooling racks to cool completely.
9
Microwave remaining white chocolate chips about 20 second at a time until melted. Drizzle over cookies.
10
Sprinkle with additional coconut.

About this Recipe

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