Mrs. Claus' Cookbook - Snowballs


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From the kitchen of Amy Geddes

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Tags: Contains nuts, Gluten‑free, Good for parties/potlucks, Kid friendly, Travels well


1 cup icing sugar
1 cup Rice Krispies
1 cup crunchy peanut butter
3 tablespoons soft butter
1 cup icing sugar
small dish of shaved coconut
red or green food coloring


  1. Mix together 1 cup icing sugar, rice krispies, peanut butter and butter until well combined.

  2. Form mixture into little balls and set them aside on a plate.

  3. Put remaining icing sugar in bowl and slowly add enough water to bowl to make a thick liquid. (Don't allow mixture to become runny.)

  4. Dip previously formed balls in icing mixture, one at a time.

  5. Immediately after dipping each ball into the mixture, roll the ball in the dish of coconut.

  6. Arrange on plates as you please and store in refrigerator.


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