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Cherry Coconut Snowball Cookies

These Coconut Cherry Snowball Cookies are a delicious Christmas cookie! A maraschino cherry wrapped in buttery cookie dough, dipped in powdered sugar and coconut makes for a yummy and festive holiday cookie!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Coconut Cherry Snowball Cookies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 30 roughly
Calories 147kcal
Author Katie


  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 TBSP water
  • 1 tsp. almond extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • maraschino cherries


  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 cups flaked coconut


  • In a stand mixer, mix together butter and sugar until fluffy. Add water and mix until combined. Slowly add in remaining ingredients.  
  • Roll out 1 tbsp of cookie dough. Flatten cookie dough and place cherry in the center.
  • Fold cookie dough around the cherry until all holes are sealed. Bake at 350 degrees for 15-18 minutes or until slightly golden brown. Allow to cool.
  • Mix together confectioners sugar and milk. Dip your cookies in confectioners icing. Dip cookie into flaked coconut.


Calories: 147kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 88mg | Potassium: 43mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 200IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 0.9mg