Peppermint Snowballs

READY IN: 34mins
Recipe by lauralie41

I found this recipe on Eversave's website and it was submitted by By Kate Lovering. Have to have peppermint cookies on the holiday trays!

Top Review by LilPinkieJ

I used up a tons of leftover candy canes for these light cookies. They are very pretty too. I rolled half of them in the sugar and candies. I made some buttercream frosting and sprinkled crushed candy on top of the rest. They were both enjoyed. Made and Reviewed for Please Review My Recipe Tag - Thanks! :)

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. In a food processor or blender crush hard peppermint candies. Into the flour, stir 1/4 cup of the crushed candies.
  3. In a large bowl beat together the butter, 1/2 cup powdered sugar and vanilla. Stir in the flour and candy mixture along with the salt.
  4. Shape the dough into 1 inch balls and place 2 inches apaart on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake approximately 8-9 minutes or until set but not browned.
  5. Remove cookies from cookie sheet immediately and roll in powdered sugar. Wait 10 minutes and than roll cookies in remaining crushed candies.

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