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Snowball Cookies

A soft slightly sweet cookie topped with rich, creamy coconut buttercream frosting and finished with shredded coconut. coconut lovers delight
Course Dessert
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 23 minutes
Servings 24
Author Chellie Schmitz

Ingredients

  • For the cookie:
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup greek yogurt
  • For the frosting:
  • 3 3/4 cups powdered sugar 16oz
  • 1/2 cup butter 1 stick
  • 3 Tbs milk
  • 2 tsp coconut extract
  • 1 cup unsweetened shredded coconut

Instructions

  • For the cookies: Beat and cream together the shortening, sugar, egg and vanilla.
  • Mix and sift together salt, baking soda and flour.
  • Add to creamed mixture alternatively with sour cream.
  • Chill if desired (not necessary)
  • Roll out and cut with floured biscuit cutter (or other cookie cutters for different shapes)
  • Bake at 400 for 8 minutes.
  • Remove from sheet immediately and cool on a rack.
  • For the frosting:
  • Beat all ingredients on low until mixed.
  • Beat on high until smooth and fluffy.
  • Frost cookies and sprinkle with shredded coconut.