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Snowball Cookies recipe

Looking for easy Christmas cookie exchange recipes? This easy snowball Cookies recipe are perfect year round but especially around the holidays.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Snowball Cookies recipe
Servings: 24
Calories: 179kcal
Author: Eating on a Dime


  • 1 cup Butter
  • 1 1/2 cup Powdered Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 1/2 cup Almonds or Pecans
  • 3 tsp Vanilla
  • 2 cup Flour


  • Preheat oven to 325.
  • Chop nuts in food processor to finely chop.
  • Cream butter, salt and 1/2 cup powdered sugar together until fluffy.
  • Add in nuts and vanilla and beat until blended.
  • Alowly add in flour, mixing well.
  • Shape into 1/2-3/4" balls.
  • Place on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • Bake for 20 minutes.
  • Allow to cool before removing from cookie sheet.
  • Fill a zippered bag with remaining powdered sugar.
  • Gently shake each cookie in bag so it is well coated.


You likely already have all the ingredients for these cookies on hand! Enjoy! They are delicious!


Calories: 179kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 116mg | Potassium: 38mg | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 240IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 0.6mg