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Snowball Cookies

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Category: Holiday, Cookies

 Ingredients List

  • 2 c Flour, all-purpose
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 3/4 c Butter (or margarine),
  • -softened
  • 1/2 c Sugar
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 ts Vanilla extract
  • 1 c Walnuts, chopped
  • Confectioner's sugar


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease cookie sheets lightly with unsalted

Sift together flour and salt. Work butter in a bowl until creamy. Add
sugar and beat until well blended. Add egg and vanilla and beat well.

Gradually add sifted dry ingredients, beating well after each addition.
Stir in walnuts. Shape dough into small balls about 3/4 inch in diameter.

Place balls about 2 inches apart on prepared cookie sheets. Bake 12-15
minutes or until lightly browned. Roll balls in confectioners sugar while
still warm. Roll again in sugar when cooled.

Store these in a tight container. Powered sugar makes this recipe a little


* Nut-butter holiday cookie with a sugar coating Great for the holidays
when sampling lots of cookies. Just pop one in your mouth and enjoy!

: Difficulty: moderate (dexterity required).
: Time: 30 minutes.
: Precision: approximate measurement OK.

: Iris Niswander
: AT&T Bell Laboratories, Columbus, OH, USA.
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