Snowballs Cookies

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by UnknownChef86

My mom has made these since I was little. She had lost the recipe and I desperately searched until we found it. These are really yummy, we make them for Christmas.

Top Review by sher440

We have also been using this recipe for over 50 years, but we always roll the cookie around a marachino cherry and call them "Butterballs". It's not Christmas without them!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Beat margarine, corn syrup and vanilla in large bowl until well blended.
  2. Add flour and cinnamon and nuts.
  3. Cover and chill until easy to handle, about 3 hours.
  4. Heat oven to 350°.
  5. Shape dough into 1-inch balls.
  6. Bake until light brown for 15-18 minutes.
  7. Cool on wire racks.
  8. Roll in powdered sugar.

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