Snowballs

I should call these cookies Newfoundland snowballs.

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These are cookies that I grew up eating and Evie loves them now.  I haven’t met anyone that didn’t like them.  I made a batch recently and shared with a few people.  They are really easy, no bake and quick to make with few ingredients.

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The coconut used is fine or medium desiccated unsweetened coconut.

Put the first 4 ingredients in a small saucepan and melt stirring to combine.

Into another bowl add the next 3 ingredients and mix to combine.

Add the melted butter mixture to the oat mixture and mix.  Let this cool, I usually put it in the fridge for about half an hour until it will hold shape when rolled into balls.

Roll into balls and then roll in coconut.  That is it!

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These also freeze well and are good in the freezer for a few months.  Sometimes I freeze them and eat straight out of the freezer.

3 comments on “Snowballs

  1. Deb Weyrich-Cody says:

    Hi Evie’s Mom! Followed you home from FarmGal’s blog and have really been enjoying reading your posts; )
    Well, I guess you could say that these cookies really get around, ’cause except for some minor variations in process (and 3c of oatmeal to 1c of coconut) I’ve been making this exact same recipe since I was a kid (let’s just say it’s been a while; )

  2. thesnowwoman says:

    Reblogged this on cookswithevie and commented:

    This is one of our very early posts and we have so many newer followers since this post we thought we would share it again. This is a Christmas staple and an excellent addition to any Christmas cookie tray. We are making these right now, Evie is rolling in coconut as I type!

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