Snowball Cookies

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These nut and butter cookie with a sugar coating are great for the holidays when sampling lots of cookies. Just pop one in your mouth and enjoy!

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Additional Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
55 mins
Servings:
24
Yield:
4 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract

  • 2 cups sifted all-purpose flour

  • ¾ teaspoon salt

  • 1 cup chopped pecans

  • ¾ cup sifted confectioners' sugar

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C.) Lightly butter 2 baking sheets, or line with parchment paper.

  2. Cream the butter, sugar, and vanilla until light and fluffy. Sift together the flour and salt; mix into the butter mixture. Stir in the pecans. Dust your hands with a little of the confectioners' sugar and roll the dough into 1 inch balls.

  3. Place 2 inches apart on the baking sheets and bake for 25 minutes or just until brown. Put on racks to cool for 15 minutes, then roll in the confectioners sugar.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

170 Calories
11g Fat
17g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 170
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 5g 26%
Cholesterol 20mg 7%
Sodium 127mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 17g 6%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 2g
Calcium 7mg 1%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 33mg 1%

* 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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