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Buttery Soft Classic Snowball Cookies Recipe

Are you busy baking for the holidays? Make sure to include this delicious Classic Snowball Cookies Recipe on your holiday dessert table this year! We have a lot of cookie recipes on our family’s baking list, but the combination of pecans, vanilla, and powdered sugar makes them one of my favorite holiday treats.

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What are Snowball Cookies

Snowball Cookies are also known as Mexican Wedding Cookies.  They are soft and buttery cookies that will melt in your mouth.  You can spot them that by the perfect ball shape that is covered with powdered sugar making them look like miniature snowballs.

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Ingredients You Need to Make This Snowball Cookies Recipe

1 1/2 Cups All-Purpose Flour

1/2 Cup Crushed Pecans

1 Stick Softened Butter

1 Tbs Vanilla

1 Cup Powered Sugar

How to Make Snowball Cookies

Start by preheating your oven to 350 degrees.

Next, in a large mixing bowl, combine softened butter and a 1/2 cup of the powdered sugar.

Once the powdered sugar and butter are well mixed, add in the vanilla.  Then slowly add in the flour until the dough is well mixed.

The last ingredient to stir in is the crushed pecans.

After you have your dough completely made, it is time to make the snowballs!  Start by rolling the cookie dough into teaspoon-sized balls and placing them on a non-stick baking sheet or a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.

Bake the balls for 12-15 minutes.

Finally, roll each ball in snow! (I mean the leftover powdered sugar) 

That’s all, a super easy Christmas cookie recipe.  Serve them up and enjoy!

Classic Snowball Cookies Recipe

Classic Snowball Cookies Recipe

Yield: 24 Cookies
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Additional Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

How to make classic snowball cookies that are buttery soft and sweet. Making them the perfect Christmas Cookie.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 Cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 Cup Crushed Pecans
  • 1 Stick Butter (Soft)
  • 1 Tbs Vanilla
  • 1 Cup Powered Sugar

Instructions

    1. Pre-Heat oven 350 degrees.

    2. In a large mixing bowl, combine softened butter and a 1/2 cup of the powdered sugar.

    3. Add in the vanilla.

    4. Slowly add in the flour.

    5. Then stir in the crushed pecans.

    6. Roll into teaspoon-sized balls and place on a non-stick or parchment paper-lined baking sheet.

    7. Bake for 12-15 minutes.

    8. Roll each ball in the leftover powdered sugar.

    9. Serve & enjoy!

More Christmas Cookie Recipes to Bake This Year

Grinch Themed Crinkle Cookies

Reindeer Candy Cookies

Nana’s Italian Cookies

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