Holiday Snowball Cookies {Mexican Wedding Cookies w/out Pecans}
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Buttery Shortbread like cookies that look like snowballs. Perfect for the holidays. If you want you can add very finely chopped pecans to make these cookies more like a Mexican Wedding Cookie.
Recipe type: Holiday Cookies
Serves: 24 cookies
  • 1 cup salted butter, softened
  • ¾ cup powdered sugar, plus more for rolling cookies in
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • ½ tsp salt, scant
  • 2½ cups all purpose flour
  1. Mix butter, powdered sugar and vanilla.
  2. Sift together flour and salt and mix into butter mixture
  3. Cover and chill for 1-2 hours
  4. Roll dough (it will be a little crumbly) into 1" balls and place on cookie sheet.
  5. Bake at 400 degrees until set...the very bottom with be a very light brown (approx. 8-10 minutes)
  6. Remove from cookie sheet and cool on
  7. While cookies are still warm, roll in additional powered sugar
  8. Cool and then roll in powdered sugar again
Recipe by Real Life Dinner at