These Snowball Cookies are a classic for Christmas, and can be made with any type of nut.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
- 10 oz all-purpose flour by weight (or 2 cups, if measuring)
- 2 cups finely chopped pistachios (or other desired nut)
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1 cup salted butter softened
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 cup confectioner's sugar
Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
In a large bowl whisk to combine the flour, pistachios, and sugar.
Add the butter and vanilla, and mix with a hand mixer until it comes together as a cohesive dough.
Form the dough into 1 inch balls, and place on a silicone mat lined baking sheet.
Bake for 25 minutes, until fully cooked through in the center.
Let the cookies cool for a few minutes, until cool enough to handle, then roll the cookies in confectioner’s sugar while still warm, until generously coated. Enjoy!
Calories: 196kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 68mg | Potassium: 119mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 280IU | Vitamin C: 0.6mg | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 1mg