Snowball Cookies
Buttery cookies filled with walnuts, and coated in powdered sugar.
Recipe type: Cookies, Dessert
  • ½ c powdered sugar
  • ¼ t salt
  • 1 c (2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1 t vanilla extract
  • 2¼ c all-purpose flour
  • ½ c chopped walnuts
  • Additional powdered sugar for rolling the cookies
  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the ½ c sugar, salt, and butter, and mix well.
  3. Add the vanilla.
  4. Gradually add the flour, and stir until well combined.
  5. Work the nuts into the dough.
  6. Chill dough in the refrigerator until firm.
  7. Form in 1 in. balls and place on ungreased cookie sheets.
  8. Bake for 8-10 minutes, or until barely set, but not browned.
  9. Cool on the pan for just a couple of minutes, roll the warm cookies in powdered sugar, and place on a rack to cool.
  10. Once cooled completely, roll in powdered sugar again.
Recipe by Cupcakes & Kale Chips at