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(Snowball Cookies)

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I've personally baked these for many, many Christmases. They're an authentic Slovak recipe and so easy to make.
Difficulty: Easy
Cuisine Eastern European
Keyword cookies, Favorite
Method Oven
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes


  • Large Mixing Bowl
  • Several Baking Sheets
  • Dough Blender (Hand tool)


  • 2 cups AP Flour
  • 1 cup Chopped Walnuts
  • 1 cup Butter
  • 4 Tbsp Powdered Sugar
  • 1 tsp Vanilla


  • Pre-heat oven to 350°F
  • Combine Vanilla, Butter, & Powdered Sugar in a large bowl – Mix thoroughly using a Dough Blender.
  • Add Flour & Walnuts – Mix well with Wooden Spoon or Spatula.
  • Roll into 1" balls.
  • Bake for 15 to 18 minutes
  • When cool, roll in Powdered Sugar.


May be frozen when cooled and after rolling in sugar.

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