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