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.