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buttery Christmas cookies

Snowball Butter Cookies

A delicious little crumble cookie with a dusting of powered sugar. A classic holiday cookie recipe that will compliment your dessert table and satisfy your sweet tooth.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American


  • Electric Mixer


  • 1 Cup Unsalted butter softened
  • 1.5 Cups Powdered Sugar save 1/2 cup for rolling
  • 1 tsp Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 2 Cups All-Purpose Flour


  • Using an electric mixer, beat together butter and powdered sugar until creamy.
  • Add salt and vanilla extract, and beat until combined.
  • Add flour and beat on low until combined.
  • Chill dough in the refrigerator for 30 minutes to an hour, or until firm.,. m
  • Preheat oven to 350 °
  • Roll chilled dough into 1in balls and bake for 8-10 minutes or until a very light golden brown
  • Remove from oven and allow to cook for a few minutes before rolling in the powdered sugar set aside. Let cool completely and roll in sugar a second time
Keyword butter, classic, cookies, snowball.