Snowball Cookies

Snowball Cookies are one of those Christmas classics that many consider to be a must-bake during the holidays. Buttery and nutty with an airy, melt-in-your-mouth texture like a whipped shortbread, snowball cookies always remind me a little of cotton candy.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup pecans, chopped
  • powdered sugar

How To Make Snowball Cookies

Blend softened butter with powdered sugar. Add vanilla.Mix in salt, flour and chopped pecans.Form dough into 1 inch balls or flattened cookies and place on an ungreased cookie sheet.Bake in a 325 degree oven for 20 minutes. While hot roll in powdered sugar. Let cool and roll again in powdered sugar.