Snowball Cookies

Snowball Cookies Recipe

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Meryl Hausner


My son Brett always loved these cookies. He submitted this recipe to the newspaper when he was in elementary school. Brett is now a college student. When you try them you will see why he loves them. I usually double this recipe, because there is never enough.

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20 Min


2 c
all purpose flour
2 c
pecans, finely chopped
1/4 c
sugar, granulated
1 c
butter, softened
1 tsp
powdered sugar

How to Make Snowball Cookies


  • 1Preheat oven to 325.
  • 2In a large mixer bowl, combine flour, nuts, granulated sugar, butter & vanilla.
  • 3Beat at low spped, scraping bowl often, until well mixed, about 3-4 minutes.
  • 4Shape rounded teaspoonfuls of dough into 1 inch balls.
  • 5Place on ungreased cookie sheets. I prefer parchment paper on cookie sheet, for easy clean up.
  • 6Bake for 18-25 minutes or until lightly browned.
  • 7Remove immediately. Roll in powdered sugar while still warm & again when cool.

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About Snowball Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies, Chocolate
Other Tag: Quick & Easy