• Italian Snowball Cookies

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    Italian Snowball Cookies
    Prep: 30 min Cook: 25-30 min Servings: 36
    by Evelyn Scott
    106 recipes


    • 1 cup butter
    • 3/4 cups sifted confectioners sugar
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla
    • 2 cups sifted flour
    • 1 cup finely chopped nuts
    • 1 cup extra sifted confectioners sugar
    • 1 large bowl
    • 2 large cookie sheets


    1. in a large mixing bowl add 1 cup softened butter, 3/4 cups confectioners sugar and vanilla. with a spoon mix until creamy.
    2. Once mix is creamy, slowly add 2 cups flour and 1 cup finely chopped nuts,(optional)
    3. Shape into 3/4 inch balls, rolling in palm of hand. place 1/2 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets. bake in oven at 300 degrees for 25-30 minutes or until cookies are a cream color. remove from cookie sheets and place on cooling rack until cookies are just warm to the touch, then roll the cookies in the 1 cup extra sifted confectioners sugar, cool entirely and roll again in the same confectioners sugar. store in tightly covered container

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    • Kimforni
      MMMM my whole family loves these. Greta photo of them, it makes me want to lick the screen!
      • Evelyn Scott
        Evelyn Scott
        Thanx, they are as easy to make as they are tasty, only thing you have to do is double or triple your recipe as they disappear rapidly !!
      • Judith A. Blair
        Judith A. Blair
        Looks so delicious and simple to make. Thank you for sharing the recipe. Our family has to add this to our Holiday cookie baking time together.
        • IndianBakers
          This is such an easy recipe perfect as little treats for Christmas.


          • Krystyna Cooks in Sydney
            Krystyna Cooks in Sydney
            YUMMM Its nearly time to start baking Cookies for friends for Christmas I would love to try these soon THANKS Evelyn for the recipe

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