Easy snowball cookies recipe

Easy Snowball Cookies Recipe

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2 dozen
Author Shari Lynne


  • 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


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  2. In a large bowl add butter, sugar, vanilla and salt
  3. Beat together until smooth and creamy
  4. Gradually beat in flour, then add candies and hand stir
  5. Make Snowballs 1 inch in diameter. Using a Cookie Scoop is the easiest and quickest way to get these babies done.
  6. Then roll your Snowballs in the extra powdered sugar
  7. 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.

Recipe Notes

Cookie Scoop