Dessert Recipes

Snowball Surprise Cookies

Snowball Surprise CookiesKeep the guests guessing until the big cake reveal! Use candy coating disks to tint…

Snowball Surprise Cookies

Snowball Surprise Cookies


1 cup butter, softened 1-1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar, divided 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/3 cup each finely chopped pecans, walnuts and almonds, toasted 39 pink or blue candy coating disks


In a large bowl, cream butter, 1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar and vanilla until light and fluffy.

In another bowl, whisk flour and salt; gradually beat into creamed mixture.

Stir in nuts.

Refrigerate 1 hour or until firm.

Preheat oven to 350°.

Shape dough into 1-in.

balls; place 1 in.

apart on ungreased baking sheets.

Insert a candy disk into the center of each cookie, reshaping dough into a ball and covering disk completely.

Bake 12-15 minutes or until bottoms are light brown.

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Cool on pans 2 minutes.

Place remaining confectioners’ sugar in a shallow bowl.

Roll warm cookies in confectioners’ sugar.

Cool on wire racks.

Re-roll cookies if needed.

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