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Snowball Cookies

Adapted from The Prairie Rose Tea Room Cookbook Makes approx. 3 dozen cookies
Author: Cristen


  • 1 C 2 sticks butter
  • 3/4 C powdered sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract ¼ tsp salt
  • 2 ¼ C all purpose flour
  • 3/4 C pecans chopped finely
  • 1 ½ C powdered sugar for rolling


  • Cream butter, sugar and vanilla until light and fluffy.  Add salt and flour, mix until combined.  Add pecans, mix until incorporated.  
  • Make into ‘walnut sized’ balls. Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 12 minutes.  
  • Remove from oven to cool a bit. Roll in powdered sugar.  
  • When finished rolling, re-roll for best results.