Total Time
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.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. 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.
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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 !

Theresa P December 23, 2004