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Chocolate Snowballs (Cookie Mix)

Rated as 4.36 out of 5 Stars

"Wrap up the fun with a chocolate twist on traditional Russian tea cakes. Surprise! There's chocolate in the center of each cookie."
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Ingredients

1 h servings 90
Original recipe yields 60 servings (5 dozen cookies)

Directions

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  1. Heat oven to 375 degrees F. In large bowl, stir cookie mix, butter, egg, flour, cocoa, almonds and extract until soft dough forms.
  2. Shape dough into sixty 3/4-inch balls; wrap each around 1 chocolate. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
  3. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until set. Immediately remove from cookie sheet. Cool slightly, about 5 minutes.
  4. Roll cookies in powered sugar. Cool completely, about 15 minutes. Re-roll cookies in powdered sugar. Store tightly covered.

Footnotes

  • TIPS from the kitchens:
  • Success: Store different flavors and varieties of cookies in separate containers.
  • High Altitude (3500-6500 ft): No change.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 90 calories; 4.6 11.7 1.1 8 35 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

I've been making these for years. This is an excellent recipe & much easier than my old one. Less time consuming, and tastes just as great!

Most helpful critical review

I made a big mistake by making these for a cookie exhange. If I had more time I would make something else. They are way to sweet. I only sprinkled them with powdered sugar. My son did not lik...

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I've been making these for years. This is an excellent recipe & much easier than my old one. Less time consuming, and tastes just as great!

I made a big mistake by making these for a cookie exhange. If I had more time I would make something else. They are way to sweet. I only sprinkled them with powdered sugar. My son did not lik...

Very interesting flavor. I didn't have any almonds, so I used chpped walnuts and I think that made it even tastier. The almond extract is easily detected and mixed well with the walnuts. This is...

A friend made these at a cookie day party this weekend and they are delicious!

Very very good! I added alittle more almond extract. Takes great with the chocolate. I bought a bag of kisses that were already unwrapped..they come in a bag of about 54. Very convenient. G...

these were very good, especially right out of the oven, my family was very impressed

I made these for christmas and my family and I thought they tasted bad. The little kids liked them tho.

Perfect! Made for a cookie exchange & everyone loved them!

I am not a huge chocolate fan but when I made these for a cookie exchange, everyone kept asking for the recipe.