Snowballs Cookies




About: I love to bake and cook..Started my own little baking show on facebook and youtube.

I make these with Pecans, but you can use walnuts or even with no nuts. Really simple recipe with only a few ingredients.

2 cups all-purpose flour
2 cups finely chopped pecans
1/4 cup sugar
1 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla
Powdered sugar

Heat oven to 325°F. Combine all ingredients except powdered sugar in large bowl. Beat at low speed, scraping bowl occasionally, until well mixed.

Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place 1 inch apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 18-25 minutes or until very lightly browned. Cool 5 minutes; roll in powdered sugar while still warm and again when cool.

Nutrition Facts (1 cookie)Calories: 130
Fat: 10g
Cholesterol: 15mg
Sodium: 50mg
Carbohydrates: 11g
Dietary Fiber: 0g
Protein: 1g



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    5 Discussions


    5 years ago

    These are not Mexican wedding cookies. These taste like powdered sugar coated biscuits.

    Tasty! I like that you put in you can make them with no nuts. I'm not a nut fan and I always feel like I'm breaking a rule if I want to make something without nuts :)

    2 replies

    They call them Mexican Wedding Cookies without the nuts. These are always a hit around the holidays, but I always get requests to make them all year long. Enjoy!


    Reply 6 years ago on Introduction

    Also called Russian teatarts.. Christmas tradition for us, along with hermits. ( the cookies, not creepy old guys we drag down from the hills. )