Do you love those Snowball Sandies as much as I do this time of year. They go by a lot of different names: Butterballs, Mexican Wedding Cakes, Russian Tea Cakes, etc. but however you say it, they are just darn good!
So when I saw a recipe for them in Gooseberry Patch’s Gifts from the Kitchen, I knew Miss Add and I would be whipping up a batch for Daddy’s co-workers! (Psst… have you entered to win a copy of Gifts from the Kitchen yet?)
It is amazing what a little bit (okay a lot) of butter and sugar can create… This recipe for Snowball Sandies creates a tender cookie vs. those harder store bought ones you may have had before. Puddie even had co-workers (Hi John!) tell him that they don’t like snowball cookies but they loved these!
- 1 Cup Butter- Softened
- 1½ Cup Powdered Sugar- Divided
- 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
- 2¼ Cup All Purpose Flour
- ¼ tsp Salt
- ¾ Cup Chopped Walnuts
- Combine Butter, ½ Cup of Powdered Sugar and Vanilla.
- Beat with mixer until creamy.
- Gradually add flour, salt and nuts and mix well.
- Form into 1 inch balls and place on ungreased baking sheet.
- Bake at 400 degrees for 10-12 minutes.
- Place remaining powdered sugar in a gallon sized baggie.
- Add a few warm cookies at a time to the bag and shake.
- Remove cookies and let cool. Then repeat for a second coat of sugar.
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