Minty Snowballs

Minty Snowballs

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  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 10 min
  • Total: 20 min
  • Serving: 48
An old family favorite.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup flaked coconut
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar

Directions

  1. Cream sugar, shortening, butter and peppermint thoroughly.
  2. Sprinkle flour onto waxed paper (do not sift). Add salt and blend well on paper.
  3. Mix dry ingredients into buttery mixture.
  4. Place 1-inch balls on cookie sheet and bake at 400F for 8 to 10 minutes. Cool on rack.
  5. Stir warm water into confectioners' sugar until of icing consistency.
  6. Dip cookie balls first into icing, then into coconut.

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