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Easy Snowball Cookies Recipe

As a busy Mom and Grammy, I’m all about easy.  I have a whole recipe box full of wonderful old fashioned cookies that have been passed down for years.  This Easy Snowball Cookies Recipe is one of them. 

This simple Snowball Cookies recipe can be switched up in so many ways, so let your imagination go wild!

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So if you are asked to participate in a cookie exchange or bake sale…and are pressed for time (not to mention money)…these Snowball Cookies are PERFECT! 

I was asked to bring some cookies to work the other day.  I wanted NEEDED to keep things simple since Christmas can be such a hectic and expensive time year.  I have been making this recipe from my Grandmother and Mother like forever!  Soo easy and so yummy.

Easy Snowball Cookies Recipe 

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 Cup (3 sticks) butter, softened
  • 1 Tablespoon vanilla extract (or you can use different flavors if you want!)
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup of any kind of Christmas type candy..Red and Green are fun
  • extra powdered sugar to roll cookies in

Directions:

Preheat oven to 375 degrees

In a large bowl add butter, sugar, vanilla and salt

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Beat together until smooth and creamy

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Gradually beat in flour, then add candies and hand stir…psst you can even use your hands 🙂

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Make Snowballs 1 inch in diameter.  Using a Cookie Scoop is the easiest and quickest way to get these babies done.

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Then roll your Snowballs in the extra powdered sugarSnowball Cookies #SweetCreations

Lay them evenly onto a baking sheet ~ I am in LOVE with these Silicon Baking Mats! I hardly ever cook without them anymore! 

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Now just bake in the oven for 10-12 min.  They should very very lightly brown..or not even brown at all..depending on your oven. 

That’s it! 

You can really jazz this Easy Snowball Cookies Recipe up any way that you would like.  Use different extracts for different flavors, different candies, you can dip them in chocolate..we do all sorts of fun things with this recipe!  What sounds good to YOU?! Smile

Easy Snowball Cookies Recipe


Have a great day Friends!

Easy snowball cookies recipe

Easy Snowball Cookies Recipe

Shari Lynne
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Servings 2 dozen

Ingredients
  

  • 1 1/2 Cup butter softened, 3 sticks
  • 1 Tablespoon vanilla extract or you can use different flavors if you want!
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup of any kind of Christmas type candy..Red and Green are fun
  • in extra powdered sugar to roll cookies

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  • In a large bowl add butter, sugar, vanilla and salt
  • Beat together until smooth and creamy
  • Gradually beat in flour, then add candies and hand stir
  • Make Snowballs 1 inch in diameter. Using a Cookie Scoop is the easiest and quickest way to get these babies done.
  • Then roll your Snowballs in the extra powdered sugar
  • Now just bake in the oven for 10-12 min. They should very very lightly brown..or not even brown at all..depending on your oven.
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9 Comments

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  2. I will definitely try this. I am having so much fun baking! Thanks for the recipe.

    1. Hi KC! I’m so happy you are having so much fun baking this Christmas season! I bet it’s all sooo yummy! 🙂 Thank you also for posting my Snowball Cookies on your site and sharing with others..you are so sweet. I pray the Lord will bless you and your family this wonderful Christmas season <3

  3. Your cookies look so tasty! Like a cross between a sugar cookie and tea cake 🙂

    I also wanted to take a moment to thank you for linking up with the Art of Home-Making Mondays each week. You are a blessing to us!

    Please join in again this week 🙂

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