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Snowball Cookies

Its that glorious time of year when its cold outside, and you need to start baking for all those wonderful friends and family. Snowball cookies are a family favorite around here. They are super easy to make, and will certainly keep you coming back for more.

This recipe call for a few simple ingredients. Its a perfect recipe for the begginer baker.


1 cup unsalted butter softened to room temperature. or one cup of ghee for our non dairy friends.

¾ cup confectioners’ sugar

2 tsp pure vanilla extract

2 and ¼ cups of all-purpose flour

1/8 tsp salt

¾ cup of VERY finely chopped pecans


Step 1 Creaming the Butter: In a large bowl using a handheld mixer or stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, beat the butter for 1 minute on medium speed until completely smooth and creamy.

Step 2: Add confectioners’ sugar until combined and creamy.

Step 3: Add vanilla extract.

Step 4: Add flour and salt. If you are using a handheld or stand mixer switch your speed to low.

Step 5: Add chopped pecans.


Once the dough has come together, roll it in a ball, cover it, and place into the refrigerator for 30 minutes.

            Note: you can leave this dough in the refrigerator for 3 days and it should be just fine.

We hope this recipe is fun for you to make.

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Dannette Miller
Dannette Miller
Dec 18, 2023
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Dec 14, 2023
Rated 5 out of 5 stars.

Have you tried them with crushed peppermint? They are awesome!! 😉

Lisa Miller
Lisa Miller
Dec 15, 2023
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Yes! It is delicious.


Dec 14, 2023
Rated 5 out of 5 stars.

These are my favorite to make. Thanks for the recipe

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