Mint Chocolate Chip Snowball Cookies


These snowball cookies, also known as Mexican wedding cookies, are a great alternative for anyone with a nut allergy. Full of chocolate chips filled with mint, they are so tasty you won't even miss the nuts.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
24 cookies


  • ½ cup butter, softened

  • 1 tablespoon white sugar

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • teaspoon salt

  • 1 cup flour

  • ½ cup dark chocolate and mint chips (such as Nestle® Toll House® Dark Chocolate and Mint Morsels)

  • ½ cup confectioners' sugar for rolling, or as needed


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  2. Combine butter, sugar, vanilla extract, and salt in a large bowl; beat using an electric mixer until smooth and creamy. Slowly add flour and mix in. Add mint chocolate chips until well incorporated. Roll dough into 1-inch balls and place on the prepared baking sheet.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven until bottom of cookies start to lightly brown, 16 to 20 minutes. Cool briefly on baking sheet until cool enough to handle, about 5 minutes. Pour confectioners' sugar in a shallow plate and roll each cookie in the sugar while still warm.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

83 Calories
5g Fat
9g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 83
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 3g 16%
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 40mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 1g
Calcium 2mg 0%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 18mg 0%

* 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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