Vanilla Glazed Snow Cookies

Carol Perricone


I got this recipe from a Land O Lakes Butter pamphlet. I had forgotten about these cookies.

They are rich, cake-like cookies that are buttery and delicious. The glaze is the finishing touch.

Picture from Land O Lakes Butter.


★★★★★ 2 votes

makes 3 dozen cookies
25 Min
1 Hr 15 Min


  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened
  • 3/4 c
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 c
  • 1
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 3/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 3/4 tsp
    baking soda

  • 1 3/4 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 2 to 3 Tbsp

  • ·
    hard peppermint candies, coarsely chopped, holiday sprinkles/colored sugar, or decorator candies

How to Make Vanilla Glazed Snow Cookies


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Combine butter, sugar and salt in a large bowl; beat at medium speed until creamy. Add buttermilk, egg and vanilla; continue beating until mixed. Reduce speed to low; add flour and baking soda. Beat until well mixed.
  3. Drop dough by rounded teaspoonsfuls, 1-inch apart, onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 8 to 9 minutes or until cookies are set and bottoms are lightly browned. Remove to cooling rack; cool completely.
  4. Combine powdered sugar and vanilla in medium bowl; stir in water for desired consistency. Spread glaze over cooled cookies. Decorate with candies.
  5. NOTE: you can freeze these cookies BEFORE glazing; otherwise they can become soggy under the glaze. Glaze and decorate cookies after thawing.

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About Vanilla Glazed Snow Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy For Kids

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