How To Make Chocolate Snowballs

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Dec. 01, 2011

Professional chef, baker and author, Cricket Azima demonstrates an easy chocolate cookie recipe that is fast and delicious! This sugar coated Chocolate Snowball recipe is sure to be kid-approved!


Sugar cookie mix 1 Pound (Betty Crocker)
Butter/Margarine 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) , melted
Egg 1
All purpose flour 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) (Gold Medal)
Unsweetened baking cocoa 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Chopped almonds 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Almond extract 1 Teaspoon
Milk chocolates 60 (Hershey'skisses Brand Unwrapped)
Powdered sugar 3/4 Cup (12 tbs)


1. Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, stir cookie mix, butter, egg, flour, cocoa, almonds and extract until soft dough forms.

2. Shape dough into sixty 3/4-inch balls; wrap each around 1 milk chocolate candy. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.

3. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until set. Immediately remove from cookie sheet. Cool slightly, about 5 minutes.

4. Roll cookies in powered sugar. Cool completely, about 15 minutes. Re-roll cookies in powdered sugar. Store tightly covered.

Makes About 5 dozen cookies

Recipe Summary

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 3603Calories from Fat 1322

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 148 g227.7%

Saturated Fat 66 g330%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 945 mg39.38%

Total Carbohydrates 545 g181.7%

Dietary Fiber 46 g184%

Sugars 265 g

Protein 54 g108%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet