Buttery Pecan Snowball Cookies

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Beth Pierce

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@smalltownwoman

These Buttery Pecan Snowball Cookies are easy, quick to fix, delicious, and they freeze well. You may even have the ingredients in your house right now. Also known as Russian Tea Cakes and Mexican Wedding Cookies but in our house we just call them Snowballs They are the delectable cookie with a thousand names.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
36
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
11 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 c
    butter softened
  • 1/2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 1/4 c
    flour
  • 1 c
    finely chopped pecans
  • 1 c
    powdered sugar for dusting

How to Make Buttery Pecan Snowball Cookies

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. In stand mixer cream butter and powdered sugar. Turn to low and mix in salt, vanilla, flour and pecans. Roll into one inch balls. Place on parchment covered baking sheets a few inches part. Bake for 11 minutes. Do not over bake
  3. Remove from oven and allow to cool just enough to handle them. Pour 1 cup powdered sugar in large Ziploc bag or in a wide bowl. Gently add 3-4 cookies at a time and roll them gently in the bottom of the bag. Use fork to scoop under each cookie and gently shake to remove excess powdered sugar. Place on cooling racks. Once completely cooled roll in powdered sugar bag again.

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