Christmas Snowball Cookies – Holiday and Christmas Cookie Recipes

Christmas Snowball Cookies - Holiday and Christmas Cookie Recipes

Forget your normal Christmas Cookies! These shortbread cookies, that I call snowball cookies, are also called wedding cookies and vienna cookies or even powdered nutballs. No matter what you call them, these cookies are perfect for Christmas or any holiday baking and giving, but they are so good you may not want to give them away. Watch my video for a lot more variations on what to call these delicious cookies. The recipe can be found below the video. Sugar’s Snowball Christmas Cookies Prep Time: 40 minutes Start to Finish: 1 hour 15 minutes Servings: 3-4 dozen cookies Ingredients: 2 sticks of butter 3/4 cup granulated sugar 1 tablespoon vanilla 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour (if dough seems too wet add an extra tablespoon or two) 1/2 cup finely chopped pecans 1 cup powdered sugar Directions: Melt butter in saucepan over medium high heat then add chopped pecans. Continue cooking and stirring until butter melts and starts to turn brown (around 3 minutes). Butter will get foamy as it cooks so gently stir to prevent the nuts from burning. Remove from heat and pour into a bowl. Refrigerate until mixture is cooled (approximately 20 – 30 minutes). (Make Sure Butter Nut Mixture is COOL before using or cookies will flatten out when they bake) Heat oven to 350°F. Combine cooled browned butter pecan mixture and granulated sugar in large bowl. With an electric mixer, beat on medium speed until mixed well. Add vanilla, and cinnamon until combined. Reduce

  1. CookingwithSugarTV says:

    I use a kitchenaid and I love it.

  2. Remilia Scarlet says:

    Hey Sugar, what kind of electric mixer do you use?

  3. MakeLifeSpecial says:

    I just found your channel and subscribed. Thanks for sharing such great recipes! Hope you can check out my cooking channel and return the subscription. I can’t wait to try your recipes!

  4. CookingwithSugarTV says:

    @Phoenix2o1o hey Happy New Year. I hope it was a good one for you. I have a new video coming out next week. I finally got to do a new one.

  5. Phoenix2o1o says:

    Sugar, ah honey honey
    You are my cookie girl…
    And you’ve got me watch your show :)

  6. elizabeth falcon says:

    They were very good. Thank you for the recipe!!!!

  7. Emily Kim says:

    13 people hate cookies?

  8. CookingwithSugarTV says:

    No stress! Enjoy!

  9. Sandy waite says:

    im going to make these, crossing fingers

  10. CookingwithSugarTV says:

    You are so sweet. I did take time off because I had to have surgery but I’m doing well now and have a fun new video coming out next week.

  11. cosmetica529 says:

    I’ve seen recipes for these before but yours looks amazing! I am definitely going to try them. You have such an awesome channel – have you stopped making videos? I

  12. CookingwithSugarTV says:

    Oh I am so glad you liked them. I’m baking a batch right now. :) Merry Christmas.

  13. lcj1219 says:

    <3 ty

  14. CookingwithSugarTV says:

    My guess is that the butter was still too warm but as long as they were yummy who cares. XXOO

  15. lcj1219 says:

    ok..they totally melted into flat cookies…and they are unbelievably deeelish..i ate like 5..but they arent round. :( what did i do wrong?

  16. CookingwithSugarTV says:

    Good luck. If the dough is too dry add an egg and if it’s too wet add a little extra flour. Baking is tricky depending on where you live. I’m sure they will be great. XXOO

  17. lcj1219 says:

    okay….im making them now for the silly season…cross my fingers they come out as great as yours!how about santas balls on a plate..lol

  18. NancyToday Christmas says:

    My grandmother used to make these!

  19. Tyyzmom says:

    You too……Merry Christmas!

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