Snowball cookies. My classic Snowball Cookies recipe combines ground pecans, rich butter, and powder sugar to create a holiday cookie you'll want all year round! Snowball cookies are a favorite Christmas cookie recipe, but these pecan-filled cookies are scrumptious all year round. Snowball cookies with finely chopped walnuts are one way to guarantee a white (and sweet) Christmas.
Ingredients of Snowball cookies
- You need 1 cup of finally crushed pecans.
- It’s 2 sticks of unsalted butter softened.
- It’s 1 cup of powdered sugar plus extra for coating.
- You need 1/2 teaspoon of almond extract.
- Prepare 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract.
- Prepare 1/4 teaspoon of kosher salt.
- Prepare 2 cups of all-purpose flour.
Snowball Cookies: Buttery pecan cookies rolled into festive snowballs and covered with powdered sugar. Also known as Russian Tea Cakes. Flour choices: If you want the cookies to be meltingly tender, use cake flour. All-purpose flour has been the standard in these cookies for years and works just fine.
Snowball cookies instructions
Snowball cookies are also known as "Russian tea cakes," "Mexican wedding cakes," and "Mexican wedding cookies." They're a buttery, shortbread-like cookie made from flour, butter and ground nuts. My mother, the queen of Christmas cookies (even years after her death), made dozens and dozens of Some of my earliest cookie memories were of her Christmas snowballs—buttery and nutty and. I actually got the idea for these lemon snowball cookies after I posted the recipe for these pecan snowball cookies last year. Of all holiday cookies, few are as simple and as Southern as our Pecan Snowball Cookies. Snowball cookies are also known as Russian Tea Cakes or Mexican Wedding Cakes.