Snowball Cookies or Christmas Cookies

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Dec. 14, 2014

These Snowball Cookies are the perfect recipe to make for Christmas Cookie Baking! Only six ingredients needed, and they have a wonderful buttery, nutty texture.


All purpose flour 5 Ounce (1 cup)
Finely chopped almonds 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Granulated sugar 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Butter 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) , softened
Vanilla 1/2 Teaspoon
For coating
Confectioner's sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)



1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.

2. Line a baking sheet with silicone mat and set aside.



3. In a large bowl, combine flour, almond, and sugar. Mix well.

4. Add butter and vanilla, and mix with a hand mixer until it comes together as cohesive dough.

5. Form the dough into 1 inch balls, and place on the lined baking sheet.

6. Pop the baking sheet in oven and bake for 25 minutes or until fully cooked through in the center.

7. Let the cookies cool for at least 5 minutes, and then roll the in confectioner's sugar until generously coated.



8. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 25 Minutes
Ready In: 25 Minutes
Servings: 16

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 164Calories from Fat 79

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g13.8%

Saturated Fat 3 g15%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 1 mg0.04%

Total Carbohydrates 19 g6.3%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 10 g

Protein 2 g4%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet