Christmas Snowballs

LaDale Hymer


My moms favorite cookie to make during the holidays and I love the taste of this cookie. My version is a little different from my moms, but it still reminds me of the holidays.


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45 Min
20 Min
Convection Oven


  • 2 stick
    room temp butter
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    gingerbread spice
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 c
    toasted pecans, chopped
  • 1 c
    dried fruit, chopped
  • 1/2 c
    brandy or water
  • 2 c
  • ·
    powdered sugar

How to Make Christmas Snowballs


  1. Place dried fruit in a bowl with brandy or water and soak for 30 minutes.
  2. Preheat oven to 325 degrees prepare a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  3. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
    Add in vanilla, soaked fruit, and pecans; mix until combined.
    Add in flour, salt, and gingerbread spice; mix on low until dough comes together.
  4. Roll into 2 inch balls and place on cookie sheet 2 inches apart.
    Bake for 15 - 20 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from oven and cool on sheet.
    Roll in powdered sugar and let completely cool.
  5. Store in an airtight container for 1 week.

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About Christmas Snowballs

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #Christmas

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