The outside of a Hostess snowball is marshmallow. You …

Comment on Homemade Hostess Sno Balls by sistabella.

The outside of a Hostess snowball is marshmallow. You can literally peel it off, thereby skinning the ball.
I used to peel off the skin, then nibble off all the chocolate sponge possible, and return the cream filling to the coconut marshmallow shell. The result looked like a funky, pink, cream-filled taco. ^^

Malcolm Bedell is co-author of the critically acclaimed “Eating in Maine: At Home, On the Town, and On the Road,” as well as the taco-centric blog “Eat More Tacos,” and the junk food-centric “Spork & Barrel.” His contributions include Serious Eats, Down East, L.A. Weekly, The Guardian, and The Huffington Post and his food truck, “‘Wich, Please,” was named “Hottest Restaurant in Maine” for 2015 by Eater. Finally, he finds it very silly to be trying to write this in the third person.