February’s Recipe is an easy fruit and cheesy snow ball to serve to friends and family.  While it might be snowing outside, this month’s recipe will warm your heart and taste buds!snow balls

Ingredients

1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese (fat free cream cheese), softened

1 can (8 ounces) crushed pineapple (in its own juices), well drained

2 ½ cups flaked coconut

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, beat cream cheese and pineapple until combined. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  2. Roll into 1-in. balls; roll in coconut. Refrigerate for 6 hours or overnight.Yield: about 2 dozen.

Preparation time: 20 minutes + chilling

Makes 24 servings

Nutritional Facts

1 piece (prepared with fat-free cream cheese) equals 67 calories, 5 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 1 mg cholesterol, 55 gm sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fat, 1/2 fruit.