Key Lime Coconut Snowballs

Key Lime Coconut Snowballs Recipe
Use regular limes if the Key limes are not available. Unsweetened coconut is often labeled "desiccated" or "pulverized," and is often sold in health-food stores.

Yield:

12 servings (serving size: 2 balls)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 121
Caloriesfromfat 20 %
Fat 2.7 g
Satfat 2.1 g
Monofat 0.3 g
Polyfat 0.2 g
Protein 1.4 g
Carbohydrate 23.2 g
Fiber 0.8 g
Cholesterol 1 mg
Iron 0.4 mg
Sodium 40 mg
Calcium 30 mg

Ingredients

2/3 cup graham cracker crumbs (about 4 cookie sheets)
6 tablespoons fat-free sweetened condensed milk
1 teaspoon grated Key lime rind
1 1/2 tablespoons fresh Key lime juice
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup shredded unsweetened coconut, divided
1 1/4 cups powdered sugar

Preparation

Combine crumbs, sweetened condensed milk, rind, juice, and vanilla in a medium bowl. Add 2/3 cup coconut, and beat with a mixer at medium speed for 1 minute or until no longer grainy. Add sugar, 1/4 cup at a time, beating until well combined. Cover and chill 20 minutes.

Shape crumb mixture into 24 balls, about 1 teaspoon each. Place remaining 1/3 cup coconut in a shallow bowl; roll balls in coconut.

Note: Refrigerate balls in an airtight container for up to one day.

Mark Scarbrough,

Cooking Light

November 2005
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