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Cherry-Hazelnut Snowballs

Serve these buttery cream cheese balls with shortbread or sweet quick breads.

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  • Makes: 32 servings
  • Serving Size: 1 tablespoon
  • Yields: 2 balls (32 one-tablespoon servings)
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Chill: 20 mins

Cherry-Hazelnut Snowballs



  1. In a medium bowl combine cream cheese, butter, powdered sugar, and milk. Beat with an electric mixer on medium speed about 1 minute or until combined. Stir in cherries and/or figs and hazelnuts.
  2. Chill in refrigerator for 20 to 30 minutes or until easy to handle. Using your hands, shape mixture into 2 balls. Roll balls in coconut. Serve immediately or store in refrigerator until serving time. Makes 2 balls (thirty-two one-tablespoon servings)

From the Test Kitchen

Prepare Cherry-Hazelnut Snowballs as directed. Cover and store in refrigerator up to 3 days. (Or place each ball in a self-sealing freezer bag or freezer container. Seal, label, and freeze up to 3 months.) To serve, thaw frozen balls at room temperature in freezer bags or containers for 15 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (Cherry-Hazelnut Snowballs)

    Per serving:
  • 74 kcal cal.,
  • 7 g fat
  • (4 g sat. fat,
  • 16 mg chol.,
  • 53 mg sodium,
  • 3 g carb.,
  • 1 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet



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