Snow Balls

Holiday 2005. From Bill Egan's mother's file.

Makes 3 1/2 doz. Chill 1 hour. Bake at 325 for 18 minutes.

  1. Beat together butter and 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar. Add vanilla. On low speed, beat in flour and nuts. Wrap in plastic and refrigerate 1 hour.
  2. Heat oven to 325. Pinch off heaping tablespoonfuls of dough. Roll into balls. Place 1 to 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets.
  3. Bake at 325 for 18 minutes.
  4. Sift remaining 1/3 cup confectioners' sugar over still warm cookies to coat. Resift once cooled, if desired.

Marianne Mueller
Last modified: November 10, 2005