Monday, January 5, 2015

Pineapple Snowballs

Old man winter has arrived, I suppose.
From the time we left for church yesterday {8a} to the time we arrived back home {5p},
the temperatures had dipped considerably & the wind felt like it was cutting through me like a knife.
I wish I had worn a warmer jacket.
And gloves.
And a scarf.
And from the sounds of the evening forecast, we are due to get 4-6 inches of snow ...
& it's already started.

Come tomorrow, I'm sure all the kiddos {& the kiddos at heart} will be sledding,
making snowmen, & even throwing a snowball or two.
As for me though, I think I'll stick to telling you about a whole different kind of snowball!
How about a sweet pineapple snowball, shall we?
Sweets for the sweet ;)

I jotted this recipe down from a cookbook belonging to my mother-in-law several years ago
& made them for Christmas that same year.
Seems I had forgotten about these sweet treats until I was going through my recipes
to decide what I was making for the holidays in December.
Remembering how much my mom loved this, I added these to the list.

Pineapple Snowballs
8 oz cream cheese, softened
8 oz crushed pineapple, well drained
1/4 cup powdered sugar
2 1/2 cups flaked coconut

Beat cream cheese, pineapple, & powdered sugar.
Cover & refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
Form into 1 inch balls & roll in coconut.
I use a cookie scoop to get uniform size.
Refrigerate 6 hours or overnight.

These also freeze very well.
Remove from freezer 15-20 minutes prior to serving.

So, while it's snowing outside, you can make your own tasty snowballs right in your warm & cozy kitchen!


  1. These sound SO good! Love the simple ingredients. Pinning these to make soon!

    1. I like simple ingredients too -- esp. using things I usually have on hand. Thanks for the pin!
      Have a great day, AnnMarie.

  2. Yum! I feel like I had these when I was younger, they look delicious and simple! I think my kids would have fun making them too :-)

    1. You are right ... these would be super fun to make with the kiddos! Thanks for visiting, Heather!