Snowball Cookies


Delicious snow ball cookies.

Makes 24 Snowball Cookies


Things you'll need

  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 cup toasted pecans, finely chopped
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • Seeds of 1/2 a vanilla bean
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups powdered sugar

Let's get started!

  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, pecans, and salt. 
  3. In a large bowl using the hand mixer, cream together the butter, sugar and powdered sugar until light and fluffy, 3 to 5 minutes.
  4. Beat in the vanilla seeds and vanilla extract. 
  5. Add the flour mixture in two additions, mix until completely combined.
  6. Roll 2 tablespoons of dough into a ball, and place on the parchment lined baking sheets. 
  7. Bake about 12 minutes, until the bottoms are golden brown. Let cool 5 minutes. 

Time to Decorate!

  1. While cookies are still warm, roll them in powdered sugar.
  2. Let them cool for 10 minutes, and then roll them in powdered sugar again.





Written By Rosanna Pansino

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