Molasses Snowballs

4.5
(10)

A wonderful and delicious change from the traditional snowball cookie, and, with only six ingredients. Easy!!

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Servings:
18
Yield:
3 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 cup shortening

  • ¼ cup molasses

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 2 cups chopped walnuts

  • ½ cup confectioners' sugar

Directions

  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
20g Fat
19g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 18
Calories 263
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 20g 26%
Saturated Fat 4g 19%
Sodium 2mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 19g 7%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 24mg 2%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 139mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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