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Snowball Cookies


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  • 1/2 Lb butter, at room temperature,about
  • 1/2 Cup powdered sugar
  • 2 Tsp vanilla
  • 2 Cup flour
  • 1/4 Tsp baking powder
  • 1 Cup chopped pecans (about 4 oz.)
  • powder sugar


Servings 28


Step 1

In a large bowl, with a mixer on medium speed, beat 1 cup butter, 1/2 cup powdered sugar, and vanilla until smooth.
In a medium bowl, mix flour and baking powder.
Add to butter mixture, stir to mix, then beat until well blended.
Stir in pecans.
Shape dough into 1-inch balls and place about 1 inch apart on buttered 12- by 15-inch baking sheets.
Bake in a 400 regular or convection oven until cookies are pale golden brown, about 8 to 10 minutes.
If baking two sheets at once in one oven, switch their positions halfway through baking.
Let cookies stand on sheets until cool enough to handle.
Place remaining powdered sugar in a shallow bowl.
Roll warm cookies in powdered sugar to coat all over; discard remaining sugar.
Set cookies on racks to cool completely. When cookies are cool, roll them in the powdered sugar again.


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