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Snowball Cookies

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We just finished making these delicious snow ball cookies for teacher gifts! They are all sealed away in see through containers. So pretty, tempting, and torturously staring at us! I did have four left over to give the kids a taste. Big mistake! I was right back in the kitchen making 2 dozen more.  Here’s the recipe:

  • 1 cup of butter softened
  • 1/2 cup of sugar
  • 1 T water
  • 1 t of almond extract
  • 2 & 1/4 cup of flour
  • 1 cup of chopped, slivered almonds
  • Bowl of powdered sugar – about 2 cups

Now, on to the cookies!: This makes about 4 dozen! 🙂

  • Delicious Snow Ball Cookie Recipe
  • Mix butter and sugar until well blended
  • Add water, & almond extract, and again mix until well blended
  • Add flour, & chopped-slivered almonds and mix
  • Delicious Snow Ball Cookie Recipe
  • Roll the dough into little snow balls – about and inch in diameter and plop them down on an ungreased baking sheet
  • Don’t worry about them spreading. You can put more than a dozen on the sheet. They’ll puff up, a bit, but you can put plenty on the sheet as long as you leave a little room between each one – about an inch buffer
  • Bake at 325 degrees for 20 minutes
  • Delicious Snow Ball Cookie Recipe
  • When they are done, and they have cooled for a few minutes, plop a few at a time into the bowl of powdered sugar and coat them with sugar
  • Snowball Cookies
  • Set them down on a surface to cool the rest of the way
  • Enjoy!

~Melissa – KidFriendlyThingsToDo.Com Adapted from a wonderful little cookbook called – Comfort & Joy 

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