Peppermint Snowballs Recipe

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Peppermint Snowballs

Katie Lovering


A melt in your mouth delicious Christmas cookie.

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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


1Heat 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.
2Shape dough into 1 inch balls. Place about 2 inches apart on
an ungreased cookie sheet.
3Bake 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.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies