Christmas shopping, wrapping gifts, office get-togethers, tree decorating — some days are just too hectic for baking.These coconut snowball truffles are the answer to those days you might need a sweet treat, but just don’t have the time to actually bake.And, the best part of these little coconut truffles is that they are so tasty, no one will ever know you didn’t slave all day in the kitchen to prepare them.
Coconut Snowball Truffles
15 ounce package of vanilla sandwich cookies
8 ounce package of cream cheese, room temperature
1 teaspoon coconut extract
1 cup of shredded, sweetened coconut
Using a food processor, crush vanilla sandwich cookies into fine crumbs.Place crumbs into the bowl of an electric mixer.Add softened cream cheese to bowl.Beat cookie crumbs and cream cheese until completely combined.The mixture will start to come together into one large ball once completely mixed.Using a small ice cream scoop, make a 3/4″-1″ ball.Roll ball in hand until formed into smooth ball.
Pour coconut flakes onto a plate.Roll balls in coconut to cover.Keep coconut balls in refrigerator until ready to serve.