lemongrass snowballs

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Stacey Lawson
from New Orleans, LA

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.

serves Makes 48 cookies
prep time 45 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For lemongrass snowballs

  • 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
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How To Make lemongrass snowballs

  • 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.

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