Lemongrass Snowballs

Lemongrass Snowballs Recipe

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Stacey Lawson


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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Makes 48 cookies
45 Min
10 Min


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


  • 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.

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About Lemongrass Snowballs

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