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Candy Cane Snowballs

Candy Cane SnowballsI bake dozens of kinds of Christmas cookies to give to family and friends. I…

Candy Cane Snowballs

Candy Cane Snowballs

Ingredients

2 cups butter, softened 1 cup confectioners’ sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3-1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup chopped pecans 8 ounces white candy coating, melted 1/3 to 1/2 cup crushed peppermint candies

Directions

Cream butter and confectioners’ sugar until light and fluffy, 5-7 minutes.

Beat in vanilla.

Gradually beat in flour.

Stir in pecans.

Refrigerate, covered, until firm enough to shape, 3-4 hours.

Preheat oven to 350°.

Shape dough into 1-in.

balls.

Place 2 in.

apart on ungreased baking sheets.

Bake until lightly browned, about 15 minutes.

Remove from pans to wire racks; cool completely.

Dip tops of cookies into candy coating, allowing excess to drip off; dip into crushed candies.

Let stand until set.

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Nutrition Facts 1 cookie:

  • 123 calories, 9g fat (5g saturated fat), 16mg cholesterol, 49mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

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