Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Snowball Cookies

Getting my bake on!

This is one of my mom’s favorite cookies. I always think about her when I make them. Merry Christmas mom!

Snowball Cookies

Adapted from Fleishmann’s


  • 1 C Butter
  • 1 C Sugar
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1 ½ to 2 C Roughly Chopped Pecans
  • 2 C All-purpose Flour
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • Powder sugar for dusting


  • Combine all ingredients in mixing bowl and blend until creamy.
  • Shape into 1 inch ball and place on a ungreased cookie sheet.
  • Bake at 350 until they start to brown slightly.
  • Cool completely on wire rack.
  • Dust with powdered sugar.
  • Invite your mom over for cookies and milk!


Chow and Chatter said...

they look great your mum will love that we can all enjoy them now lol

Anonymous said...

ahh thank you so much for this!! I have always wondered how people made these :)

Vanillastrawberryspringfields said...

Lovely cookies here...i loved em

Penny said...

I just made these very same cookies. I love them. Happy Holidays.

Leslie said...

Oh wow, these look so good! We love pecans!

Anonymous said...

Mom here. I love these. Cassie makes the very best I have ever tasted. Love, hugs and kisses!!

Catherine said...

Looks Yummy!
HappY Holidays & Happy New Year!

Claudia said...

I adore these and yours look delicious. Happy happy holidays!

BMK said...

I remember these from growing up too! I have been to Jimmys, its been a long time. I need to go back and check it out again.

Lori Lynn said...

They look great, love the Santa platter. Hope you are enjoying the holidays!

Sweet and Savory said...

Pecans are a favorite in our house so this should be a big hit. Thanks for sharing.