Snowballs

Snowballs
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1 Review
These little white cookies are hiding a surprise in the middle.
1:00
Prep Time
1:30
Total Time
48 cookies

Ingredients

Cookie

1 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1/3 cup
sugar
4 teaspoons
milk
2 teaspoons
almond extract
1 2/3 cups
all-purpose flour
1/2 cup
finely chopped almonds
24
whole almonds, toasted, cut in half

Coating

8 ounces
vanilla candy coating (almond bark)
1 tablespoon
shortening
 
(1/2 cup)
white jimmies or sprinkles

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 325°F.
  2. Combine butter, sugar, milk and almond extract in bowl; beat at medium speed until well mixed. Stir in flour and finely chopped almonds.
  3. Shape 2 teaspoons dough around 1 almond half. Place 1-inch apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 13-15 minutes or until set. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheet; remove to cooling rack. Cool completely.
  4. Place candy coating and shortening into bowl. Microwave 1 minute; stir. Continue microwaving, stirring every 15 seconds, until mixture is melted and smooth.
  5. Place jimmies in shallow bowl. Dip each cookie in coating (do not coat bottom); immediately dip top into jimmies. Let stand until coating is set.

Recipe Tips

- Use a mini food processor to finely chop almonds.

Nutrition Facts (1 cookie)

Calories
90
Cholesterol
10mg
Carbohydrates
8g
Protein
1g
Fat
6g
Sodium
35mg
Dietary Fiber
0g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

Made these cookies but substituted sweetened coconut for the jimmies. Also, in half of cookies placed a half of a maraschino cherry in the middle. Delicious! Better with the cherry than with the almonds although they are good too. And they look really nice.

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