Snowballs
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Snowballs

These little white cookies are hiding a surprise in the middle.

48
cookies
1 hr
PREP TIME
1 hr 30 min
TOTAL TIME

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

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 325°F.

  2. STEP 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. STEP 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. STEP 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. STEP 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.

Tip #1

- Use a mini food processor to finely chop almonds.

Nutrition

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

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  November 02, 2013

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.

— says Lisa
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