Pineapple Snowballs Cookies with Citrus Flavor

Just a few ingredients transform classic Snowballs into Pineapple Snowballs for a new twist. With fresh pineapple juice and fresh lemon zest, these Snowballs are sweet and tart and bursting with delightful flavor.

Pineapple Snowballs Cookies – Recipe

The way of preparation – easy

Prep time

  • Prep time – 20 minutes
  • Cooking time – 1 hour

Yields – 36 cookies


  • 1 cup ghee
  • 2 cups powdered sugar divided
  • 2 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 tbsp. fresh pineapple juice
  • 1/2 cup pineapple (grated)

Instructions on how to make pineapple snowballs cookies

  • Preheat oven to 325 F
  • In a large mixing bowl, beat ghee, 1/2 c. powdered sugar, flour, vanilla, 1/2 the lemon zest, and pineapple juice, until mixture, is well-combined.
  • Place a piece of the dough between two pieces of baking paper.
  • Roll out.
  • shape.
  • Bake at 325 degrees for 20-22 minutes, or until they appear set.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together remaining lemon zest and remaining powdered sugar.
  • Immediately from the oven, carefully (they’re fragile when hot, and they break easily) roll the cookies in powdered sugar.
  • Move to wire racks to cool completely.