Snowball Cookies

What Are Snowball Cookies?

These buttery, nutty, and melt-in-your mouth cookies are one of the most popular during the holiday season!

Simple Ingredients

You'll only need a few ingredients to make this easy recipe. Let's round them up and get started!

Cream the Butter

In a large bowl, cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.

Combine Ingredients

Add the flour, vanilla, and nuts. Mix until combined.

Roll the Dough

Gently roll out the dough into a single ball, cover with plastic wrap, and refrigerate for 30 minutes.

Scoop and Bake

Scoop dough into your hand, roll it into a ball, and place it on a baking sheet. Bake for 25-30 minutes.

Make It Snow

Let the cookies cool for 2-3 minutes then roll them in powdered sugar.


If you want them really white, roll them in the sugar for a second coating once they are completely cool.

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