Prep 20 mins
Cook 12 mins
These are my all time favorite Christmas cookie since I was a child. My Grandmother made them every year. They are very easy to make.
- 1⁄4 cup butter or 1⁄4 cup margarine
- 1⁄2 cup powdered sugar
- 2 teaspoons vanilla
- 2 cups flour, sifted
- 1 cup finely chopped pecans
- 1 pinch salt
- Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
- In a medium bowl, cream together 3/4 cup of shortening and 1/4 cup of margarine. Stir in 2 teaspoons of vanilla. Add Confectioniors sugar,flour and salt. Roll dough into 1 inch balls and place them on the prepared cookie sheet. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, until lightly browned. Cool, and roll in more confectioners' sugar.
Sweet , buttery , and nutty ! These are a lovely little cookie for the holidays !! These Snowballs just melt in your mouth , they are sooo good !! Thank You for sharing this recipe !