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    Lemon Coconut Balls

    Lemon Coconut Balls. Photo by thechipperchef

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    25 mins

    15 mins

    10 mins

    CaliforniaJan's Note:

    I love lemon and coconut, so these sound great to me. I have them on my list to try!

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    dozen

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    Frosting

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Cream margarine and sugar until fluffy. Add egg, vanilla and lemon extract. Blend in coconut, flour and cream of tartar. Roll into small balls (1-inch) and place on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 350F degrees for 8 to 10 minutes until lightly browned. Cool.
    2. 2
      For frosting: Blend all ingredients with wooden spoon or electric mixer and frost cookies.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on January 09, 2009

      55

      Killer cookie! I think I must have rolled my balls to big, because I only made about 2 dozen (rather than the 4 dozen) - but they are a delicious 2 dozen! I was concerned with the dough at first because it didn't seem to want to bind together - but once I started to make balls, the dough worked great. I followed the recipe as stated except I omitted the yellow food coloring in the frosting as I couldn't find it in my pantry (I know it is in there somewhere!). I will make these cookies again! Thanks for the recipe! Made for Photo Tag Game 1/9/09.

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    • on February 20, 2014

      55

      a great recipe! i couldn't really taste the coconut, so i added more in my second batch, but they came out great. The frosting was absolutely delicious, and I added some fresh lemon zest. I would recommend that you roll the balls a little bigger, or else the come out like tiny bites, but that is just my preference. Thanks for the recipe! It was great.

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    • on December 25, 2013

      These are really good and easy to make. Rolled mine about the size of a jawbreaker and got about 4 1/2 dozen. I did dust with colored sugar though as these need a little more sweet to the cookie. Next time will add a scant more sugar to the dough, and a scant less lemon peel to the frosting as it's a bit tart for my taste. But, perfect bite size and should be a good alternative to all the Christmas candy. Will definitely make again.

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    Nutritional Facts for Lemon Coconut Balls

    Serving Size: 1 (992 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 1076.6
     
    Calories from Fat 480
    44%
    Total Fat 53.4 g
    82%
    Saturated Fat 18.9 g
    94%
    Cholesterol 83.3 mg
    27%
    Sodium 547.7 mg
    22%
    Total Carbohydrate 142.8 g
    47%
    Dietary Fiber 2.5 g
    10%
    Sugars 92.2 g
    369%
    Protein 9.1 g
    18%

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