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Snowball Cookies

Snowball Cookies

Snowball cookies are a favorite Christmas cookie recipe, but these pecan-filled cookies are scrumptious all year round.


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30 min
Prep Time
1 hr 45 min
Total Time
48
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Ingredients

1 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

1/4 cup sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

2 cups all-purpose flour

2 cups finely chopped pecans

Powdered sugar

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 325°F.

  2. STEP 2

    Cream butter and sugar in medium bowl until creamy. Add vanilla; beat until well mixed.

  3. STEP 3

    Add flour and pecans; beat at low speed, scraping bowl occasionally, until well mixed.

  4. STEP 4

    Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place, 1 inch apart, onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 16-18 minutes or until very lightly browned. Cool 5 minutes; roll in powdered sugar while still warm and again when cool.

Tip #1

Pecans can be purchased as halves or pieces. Finely chop by hand or pulse a few times in a food processor to save time.

Tip #2

These cookies have many names depending on where you live! Russian Tea Cakes, Mexican Wedding Cakes and snowballs are all similar cookies with just slight variations.  

Nutrition (1 cookie)

130 Calories
10 Fat (g)
15 Cholesterol (mg)
50 Sodium (mg)
11 Carbohydrates (g)
0 Dietary Fiber
1 Protein (g)
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