Prep 10 mins
Cook 12 mins
Good snowballs. Using Bisquick makes it easier and just as delicious.
- 1⁄2 cup butter, softened
- 3⁄4 cup granulated sugar
- 2 cups Bisquick
- 1⁄2 cup walnuts, chopped
- 1⁄2 teaspoon almond extract
- confectioners' sugar, to coat
- Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
- In a large bowl cream butter and sugar together until fluffy.
- Stir in baking mix, chopped nuts and almond extract.
- Shape dough by level teaspoons into balls.
- Place on ungreased cookie sheet. (I still lightly spray cooking spray onto cookie sheets).
- Bake 12 minutes.
- Cool slightly before removing from sheets.
- Roll each ball in confectioners sugar while still warm.
This is NOT the original Bisquick snowball cookie recipe which is what I thought it was. Too late to save this batch but I did find the original in my Bisquick baking book AND it uses NO SUGAR except the confectionary sugar to coat the cookies with. Here is the original recipe: 1 cups Bisquick, 1/4 cup soft butter (one half stick), 1/2 tsp vanilla or almond extract, 3 TBSP boiling water, pinch of salt and NO SUGAR (hurrah.) Mix all ingredients together in a bowl, add add boiling water, stir with fork until dough forms a ball and cleans the bowl. Shape into 24 balls, bake 10 to 12 minutes on ungreased baking sheet. While still warm roll each ball in confectionary sugar. Down with sugar.
Great and Easy to make. I also made a variation that I called "Dirty Snowballs": instead of rolling them in powdered sugar, I subbed vanilla for the almond and added some dark chocolate chips and heath bits.