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dolly's chocolate snowballs

(9 ratings)
Blue Ribbon Recipe by
Rosemarie Zub
Clark, NJ

This recipe is from my mom. As a child, I would watch her make these cookies and it was always around the holidays of Thanksgiving and Christmas. They simply melt in your mouth. I remember watching her add or take out an ingredient until she had it just right. I know you will love this recipe!

Blue Ribbon Recipe

If you want to see your friend's and family's eyes light up, serve them these snowball cookies. In this version, a chocolate chip cookie meets a snowball. Snowballs are sweet, crunchy cookies with a round shape covered in powdered sugar. Chocolate chips are added to this recipe which is a nice surprise. Easy to make, they're a fun Christmas cookie.

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
(9 ratings)
yield 3 dozen snowballs with a small cookie scoop
prep time 20 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For dolly's chocolate snowballs

  • 2 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 3/4 c
    butter, at room temperature
  • 1/2 c
    cane sugar
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1
  • 1 1/2 c
    semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 1/2 c
    confectioners' sugar

How To Make dolly's chocolate snowballs

  • Flour and salt sifted together.
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Sift together the flour and salt in a medium bowl. Set aside.
  • Butter, sugar, and vanilla in a mixing bowl.
    In a large bowl, blend together the butter, cane sugar, and vanilla.
  • Egg added to the batter.
    Beat in the egg.
  • Stirring in flour mixture and chocolate chips.
    Stir in the flour mixture and chocolate chips.
  • Scoops of dough on a baking sheet.
    Shape into balls about an inch in size. Place on an ungreased cookie sheet.
  • Baked cookies cooling.
    Bake for 15-20 minutes. Cool slightly.
  • Coating baked cookies in powdered sugar.
    Roll in confectioners' sugar.