Shortbread Snowballs

cesca barr


My recipe has been passed on through generations! It started with my great grandmother and has been passed to her daughter (my grandmother). The recipe was passed to me because of my love of baking starting at a young age. I have made it many times and is perfect with a glass of milk or hot cocoa for dessert.


★★★★★ 3 votes

15 (about 2 cookies each)
10 Min
20 Min


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1 lb
butter, softened
8 Tbsp
4 tsp
vanilla extract
4 c
12 oz
ground pecans
about 2 c
confectioners' sugar

How to Make Shortbread Snowballs


  • 1Pre heat oven to 350 degrees
  • 2Mix butter, sugar, vanilla, flour, and pecans on high for 1 - 2 min. (until smooth)
  • 3roll mixture into 1 inch diameter balls. Place onto non-greased cookie sheet .5 - 1 inch apart
  • 4Bake for 18 - 20 minutes, cool
  • 5toss cookies in confectoners' sugar. serve warm or room temperature

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About Shortbread Snowballs

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids

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