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Molasses Snowballs

Rated as 4.56 out of 5 Stars

"A wonderful and delicious change from the traditional snowball cookie, and, with only six ingredients. Easy!!"
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servings 263
Original recipe yields 18 servings (3 dozen)


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  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
  2. In a medium bowl, cream the shortening, molasses and vanilla until smooth. Stir in the flour and walnuts. Roll dough into 1 inch balls and place them about 2 inches apart on an unprepared cookie sheet.
  3. Bake for 20 minutes in the preheated oven. Roll cookies in confectioners' sugar when cool.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 263 calories; 20 19.1 3.4 0 2 Full nutrition

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I have mede this cookie exactly as it states and I find it bland. I did remake this and added cinamon allspice and nutmeg and I liked it alot better.

Easy to make but not to my taste.

Great cookie to have with coffee. Not to sweet. It sound weird but they reminded me of pineapple upside down cake in flavor. Very easy to make.

Made them at Christmas time and everyone liked them

These are not the sweetest cookies ever, but it's still a fantastically easy recipe. If you roll the cookies in the powdered sugar immediately after taking them out of the oven it sticks to the ...