Ingredients1 h 10 m servings 234 cals
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
- Beat shortening, butter, and white sugar together in a bowl using an electric mixer until smooth and creamy; add eggs and vanilla extract and beat until smooth. Sift flour and salt into creamed butter mixture and stir just until dough is combined; fold in pecans. Shape dough into 1-inch balls and arrange on a baking sheet.
- Bake in the preheated oven until lightly browned, about 20 minutes. Cool cookies slightly and roll in confectioners' sugar. Cool cookies completely and roll again in confectioners' sugar.
- Cook's Note:
- You may substitute shortening for the butter.
Per Serving: 234 calories; 14.4 g fat; 23.2 g carbohydrates; 2.9 g protein; 31 mg cholesterol; 144 mg sodium. Full nutrition
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This recipe makes excellent snowball cookies, exactly as written. Loved by all who tried them and sure to become a regular in our Christmas cookie rotation.
While this recipe produced very nice, not too sweet cookies, something is not right with the directions. I halved the recipe and got about 32 1" cookies (used a cookie scoop). I have no idea ho...
Melt in your mouth recipe. I only reduced the sugar to half cup and used 1 cup of pecans for my taste. Oven temp and time was perfect for me. I tried this recipe in place of a passed down recipe...