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5 from 1 vote

Snowball Cookies - Simple and Delicious

These melt-in-your-mouth delicious snowball cookies are so easy to make and only have six ingredients! They are the perfect holiday cookie!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time14 mins
Total Time24 mins
Servings: 30 cookies


  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar divided
  • 3/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chopped pecans


  • Preheat the oven to 350. Line two baking sheets with parchment or silicone liners.
  • In a large bowl or the bowl of a stand mixer, beat together the butter, 1/2 cup powdered sugar, and the almond extract until light and fluffy. Add the flour, salt, and pecans, and mix until just combined.
  • Scoop the dough into one inch balls, and place on the prepared baking sheets. Bake 14-15 minutes, or until very lightly golden brown on the bottom.
  • Let cool five minutes, then toss the cookies in the remaining powdered sugar. Allow the cookies to cool completely, then toss in powdered sugar again.