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Cherry-Hazelnut Snowballs

Makes: 32 servings
Serving size: 1 tablespoon Yield: 2 balls (32 one-tablespoon servings)
Prep 20 mins Chill 20 mins
Cherry-Hazelnut Snowballs
  • 1 8  ounce package  cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2  cup  butter, softened
  • 1/4  cup  sifted powdered sugar
  • 1  tablespoon  milk
  • 1/3  cup  snipped dried cherries and/or finely chopped dried figs
  • 1/3  cup  toasted hazelnuts (filberts) or almonds, chopped
  • 3/4  cup  coconut

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)
  • Servings Per Recipe 32,
  • cal. (kcal) 74,
  • Fat, total (g) 7,
  • chol. (mg) 16,
  • sat. fat (g) 4,
  • carb. (g) 3,
  • pro. (g) 1,
  • vit. A (IU) 194,
  • sodium (mg) 53,
  • calcium (mg) 10,
  • iron (mg) 0,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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