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Pecan Snowball Cookies

  • Author: Living the Gourmet
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 1 dozen cookies 1x


Units Scale
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 cup AP flour
  • 3/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 cup confectioner's sugar, for rolling


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. and line a baking tray with parchment paper.  Set aside.
  • In the bowl of a stand-mixer with paddle attachment, beat butter, vanilla, and sugar until smooth and creamy.
  • Add flour and pecans.  Mix until everything is well combined.
  • Scoop about a rounded tablespoon of cookie dough and roll between your hands to form perfect shaped balls.  Place on the prepared baking sheet and bake for about 10-12 minutes or until lightly golden.
  • Remove and let cool slightly before rolling in confectioner's sugar.
  • Serve and enjoy!
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Bake

Keywords: cookies, pecans, snowball cookies, butter cookies, dessert

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