Easy to make Snowball Cookies that will melt in your mouth. These classic Christmas Cookies are made with pecans and then rolled in powdered sugar for a light, tender cookie everyone is going to love!
Russian Tea Cakes, snowball cookies
confectioners powdered sugar
all purpose flour
finely chopped pecans
additional powdered sugar to roll cookies in
Cream together butter, powdered sugar and vanilla together in large bowl.
In another bowl mix together flour and salt.
Add flour mixture into butter bowl and mix until crumbly and well combined.
Add chopped pecans and stir with a spoon so they are equally distributed.
Chill dough for at least 30 minutes in the refrigerator.
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
Roll dough in 1 inch balls and place on lightly greased cookie sheet or silicone baking mats.
Bake 9 to 10 minutes, or until bottoms are light brown. Remove from oven.
Add about 1/4 cup of powdered sugar in a shallow bowl. While still warm, roll each cookie in powdered sugar. Now my favorite part - eat them! Store cookies in an airtight container.
Recipe Created by Pamela Reed for brooklynfarmgirl.com