Vanilla Glazed Snow Cookies

Carol Perricone

By
@coolbaker1

I got this recipe from a Land O Lakes Butter pamphlet. I had forgotten about these cookies.

They are rich, cake-like cookies that are buttery and delicious. The glaze is the finishing touch.

Picture from Land O Lakes Butter.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
makes 3 dozen cookies
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1/2 c
butter, softened
3/4 c
sugar
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 c
buttermilk
1
egg
1 tsp
vanilla
1 3/4 c
all purpose flour
3/4 tsp
baking soda

GLAZE

1 3/4 c
powdered sugar
1/4 tsp
vanilla
2 to 3 Tbsp
water

DECORATIONS

hard peppermint candies, coarsely chopped, holiday sprinkles/colored sugar, or decorator candies

Step-By-Step

1Heat oven to 350 degrees.
2Combine butter, sugar and salt in a large bowl; beat at medium speed until creamy. Add buttermilk, egg and vanilla; continue beating until mixed. Reduce speed to low; add flour and baking soda. Beat until well mixed.
3Drop dough by rounded teaspoonsfuls, 1-inch apart, onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 8 to 9 minutes or until cookies are set and bottoms are lightly browned. Remove to cooling rack; cool completely.
4Combine powdered sugar and vanilla in medium bowl; stir in water for desired consistency. Spread glaze over cooled cookies. Decorate with candies.
5NOTE: you can freeze these cookies BEFORE glazing; otherwise they can become soggy under the glaze. Glaze and decorate cookies after thawing.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids