How to Make Snowball Cookies




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In this instructable, I will show you how to make Snowball Cookies.

Step 1: Ingredients

For this recipe you will need:

2 c chopped walnuts

1 1/2 c powdered sugar

2 c all-purpose flour

1/4 tsp salt

2 tsp vanilla extract

5 tbsp sugar

1 c unsalted butter

Step 2: Starting Off.

Melt the butter in a microwave and then cream together the butter and sugar using an electric mixer.

Step 3: Salt and Vanilla

Mix in the salt and vanilla until combined.

Step 4: Flour Power

Add the flour to the batter a little at a time, mixing well between additions.

Step 5: A Little Nutty

Mix in the walnuts.

Step 6: Chill!

Put the batter in the refrigerator for an hour.

Step 7: Baking Sheet Time

Roll 1 tbsp of the cookie dough into a ball shape and place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.

Step 8: Bake!

Bake in an oven that has been preheated to 350° for 13 minutes.

Step 9: Cool Down

Remove from the oven and place the whole baking sheet on top of a wire rack to cool for 2 minutes.

Step 10: The Fun Part

Now coat the cookies with powdered sugar.

Step 11: Coat Again

After all of the cookies have been coated with the powdered sugar, coat them again.

Step 12: Enjoy!

I hope you enjoyed this instructable and if you decide to make these, let me know what you think about them!



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    1 year ago

    I have made these since I was a teenager. They are always a favorite. I recommend doubling or tripling the recipe. My sister and my dad used to fight about whose cookie tin had more than the other--they were always exactly the same because I counted them.

    Try making them with pecans--they are great too.

    They freeze well (as long as my sister does not know that they are there).