Easy Buttery Pecan Snowball Cookies

Easy Buttery Pecan Snowball Cookies
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These buttery pecan snowball cookies are the perfect treat. If you love pecans then you’ll love this easy buttery snowball cookies recipe made with seven simple ingredients.

Good To Know:

Did you know that these buttery pecan snowball cookies come in many different names? In Mexico, they are called Mexican Wedding Cookies or Teacakes. They also have names like Russian Tea Cakes, Butterball Cookies, Snowdrop cookies and as we refer them here Snowball Cookies.

Pecan Snow Ball Cookies In Grams:

  • 160 grams all purpose flour
  • 150 grams granulated sugar
  • 113 grams of unsalted butter
  • 200 grams roasted pecan
  • 50 grams eggs
  • 15 grams almond extract or amaretto
  • 5 grams vanilla extract
  • 1 grams of salt
  • 90 grams confectioners sugar (icing sugar)

Pecan Snowball Cookies in Volume Measurements:

  • 1 1/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup of unsalted butter
  • 1 cup roasted pecan
  • 1 large eggs
  • 1 tablespoon almond extract or amaretto
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch salt
  • 3/4 cup confectioners sugar (icing sugar)

Instructions How To Make Pecan Snowball Cookies:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C).
  2. Prepare two baking pan by lining then with parchment paper or silmat.
  3. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper or silicone mats.
  4. Place the pecans in a food processor and pulse until breadcrumb consistency is reached and set aside.
  5. Add the butter and sugar into a mixing bowl with paddle attachment and cream together until smooth. You can also use a hand mixer and beat until mixture is creamy and smooth.
  6. Add the almond extract, vanilla extract and eggs and mix until smooth.
  7. Add in the flour and pecans in intervals and mix until cookie dough comes together.
  8. Using a tablespoon or small ice cream scoop, spoon the cookie dough and using your hand roll them into a ball.
  9. Place shaped pecan cookie dough onto baking pan spacing them about 1/2 inch apart.
  10. Bake each cookie sheet for 10-12 minutes or until a light golden brown color is reached.
  11. Let pecan cookies cool for 15 minutes.
  12. Place confectioners sugar into a medium size bowl.
  13. Roll and coat each cookie in the confectioners sugar 2 times.
  14. Place onto serving plate.

How Long Are Homemade Pecan Snowball Cookies Good For?

Homemade pecan snowball cookies will be good for 2-3 weeks if kept in a airtight jar or container.

Easy Buttery Pecan Snowball Cookies

These buttery pecan snowball cookies are the perfect treat. If you love pecans then you’ll love this easy buttery snowball cookies recipe made with seven simple ingredients.

5 from 10 votes
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
Total Time 32 mins
Course Christmas, Dessert, Holiday
Cuisine American
Servings 40 cookies
Calories 50 kcal

Ingredients
  

Pecan Snow Ball Cookies In Grams:

  • 160 grams all purpose flour
  • 150 grams granulated sugar
  • 113 grams of unsalted butter
  • 200 grams roasted pecan
  • 50 grams eggs
  • 15 grams almond extract or amaretto
  • 5 grams vanilla extract
  • 1 grams of salt
  • 90 grams confectioners sugar icing sugar

Pecan Snowball Cookies in Volume Measurements:

  • 1 1/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup of unsalted butter
  • 1 cup roasted pecan
  • 1 large eggs
  • 1 tablespoon almond extract or amaretto
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch salt
  • 3/4 cup confectioners sugar (icing sugar

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C).
  • Prepare two baking pan by lining then with parchment paper or silmat.
  • Line two baking sheets with parchment paper or silicone mats.
  • Place the pecans in a food processor and pulse until breadcrumb consistency is reached and set aside.
  • Add the butter and sugar into a mixing bowl with paddle attachment and cream together until smooth. You can also use a hand mixer and beat until mixture is creamy and smooth.
  • Add the almond extract, vanilla extract and eggs and mix until smooth.
  • Add in the flour and pecans in intervals and mix until cookie dough comes together.
  • Using a tablespoon or small ice cream scoop, spoon the cookie dough and using your hand roll them into a ball.
  • Place shaped pecan cookie dough onto baking pan spacing them about 1/2 inch apart.
  • Bake each cookie sheet for 10-12 minutes or until a light golden brown color is reached.
  • Let pecan cookies cool for 15 minutes.
  • Place confectioners sugar into a medium size bowl.
  • Roll and coat each cookie in the confectioners sugar 2 times.
  • Place onto serving plate.
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