Peppermint Snowballs

Peppermint Snowballs Recipe

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Katie Lovering


A melt in your mouth delicious Christmas cookie.


★★★★★ 1 vote



  • 1 c
    butter or margarine
  • 1/2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 3/4 c
    hard peppermint candies, crushed (w-food processor)
  • ·
    powdered sugar for rolling

How to Make Peppermint Snowballs


  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees. Beat butter, ½ C powdered sugar
    and the vanilla in a large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed.
    Mix ¼ C of the crushed peppermint candies in with the flour and salt,
    & save the remaining candies. Stir in the flour mixture.
  2. Shape dough into 1 inch balls. Place about 2 inches apart on
    an ungreased cookie sheet.
  3. Bake 8-9 minutes or until set but not brown. Immediately remove from the
    cookie sheet; roll in powdered sugar. Wait 10 minutes then roll in the
    remaining candy. Reroll if desired.

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About Peppermint Snowballs

Course/Dish: Candies

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