Almond Surprise Wedding Cookies Recipe

Snowball Surprise Cookies

Bite into these cookies and you'll find a nutty candy surprise.

50 min. prep time
4 dozen cookies
151 Rating


3/4 cup LAND O LAKES® Butter, softened
1/2 cup sugar
1 egg
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
48 candy-coated chocolate-covered almond or peanut candy pieces
1 1/2 cups powdered sugar


Heat oven to 350°F. Combine butter, sugar, egg and vanilla in large mixer bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed (1 to 2 minutes). Reduce speed to low; add flour. Beat, scraping bowl often, until well mixed (1 to 2 minutes).

Shape dough around candy pieces into 1-inch balls. Place 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake for 12 to 14 minutes or until set. Remove from cookie sheet.

Place powdered sugar in large plastic food bag. Shake 3 or 4 cookies at a time in sugar. Cool completely. Return 3 or 4 cookies at a time to bag with powdered sugar. Shake to coat again with powdered sugar.

Nutrition Facts (1 cookie)

Calories: 100

Fat: 5g

Cholesterol: 10mg

Sodium: 35mg

Carbohydrates: 11g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Protein: 1g

Recipe #10714©1999Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews


I made this cookie today. I cheated and used a 1 TBS cookie scoop filled it up even, placed a chocolate covered almond in center and covered the almond. makes about 6 less cookies but delicious and easy.

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