Lemongrass Snowballs

Lemongrass Snowballs

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Stacey Lawson

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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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
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

How to Make Lemongrass Snowballs

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.

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About Lemongrass Snowballs

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



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