Buttery Pecan Snowball Cookies

Buttery Pecan Snowball Cookies bring a delightful crunch and sweetness to any occasion. In this article, we’ll guide you through the process of creating these heavenly treats that melt in your mouth.



Ingredients Quantity
Butter, softened 1 cup
Powdered sugar 1/2 cup
Salt 1/4 teaspoon
Vanilla extract 1 1/2 teaspoons
Flour 2 1/4 cups
Finely chopped pecans 1 cup
Powdered sugar (for dusting) 1 cup


Step 1: Preparing the Oven


  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.

Step 2: Creaming Butter and Sugar


  • In a stand mixer, combine softened butter and powdered sugar until creamy.
  • Add salt, vanilla extract, flour, and finely chopped pecans. Mix well.

Step 3: Rolling the Batter

  • Form inch-sized balls from the batter.
  • Place the balls a few inches apart on parchment-covered baking sheets.

Step 4: Baking Process

  • Bake in the preheated oven for about 11 minutes.
  • Keep an eye on the cookies to avoid over-baking.

Step 5: Coating with Powdered Sugar

  • Once out of the oven, let the cookies cool a bit.
  • Place powdered sugar in a Ziploc bag or wide bowl.
  • Coat 3 to 4 cookies at a time by gently shaking them in the sugar.
  • Transfer the cookies to cooling racks and let them cool completely.
  • Roll each cookie again in powdered sugar for a final touch.

Enjoy your delicious Buttery Pecan Snowball Cookies!

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