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Christmas Snowballs (Pecan Balls in powdered sugar) Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Cindy Herrera (recipe from Jenny Can Cook)

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup all purpose flour
1/2 cup (4 ounces/113 grams = 1 stick) butter, softened
1 cup finely chopped toasted pecans
3 tablespoons granulated sugar
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1 cup of powdered sugar for rolling

Directions:
Directions:
1) Put all ingredients except powdered sugar into a large bowl.
2) Mix thoroughly by hand, cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
3) Preheat oven to 350F. Roll cookies by hand into 1-inch balls.
4) Place on ungreased or parchment- lined cookie sheet an inch apart.
5) Bake for 15 minutes or until set but not brown.
6) Let stand on cookie sheet about 2 minutes, then gently roll each one gently in powdered sugar. Let cookies cool.
7) Once they cool (15-20 minutes) roll again (gently) in powdered sugar. Store loosely covered.

HOT TIP: TO TOAST NUTS - PLACE ON UNGREASED BAKING PAN AND BAKE AT 350F FOR 8-10 MINUTES. KEEP AN EYE SO THEY DON'T BURN. COOL, THEN CHOP.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
2 dozen
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
Total time: 1 hr.
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Love to make this cookie for Christmas - its not so sweet and has a nutty flavor.

 

 

 

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