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
Ingredients
  • 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
Instructions
  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 https://amzn.to/3jhugnr
  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 https://reallifedinner.com/holiday-snowball-cookies-mexican-wedding-cookies-wout-pecans/