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Pecan Snowball Cookies

Christmas Pecan Snowball Cookies are as easy to make as they are delicious! Bring these Christmas cookies to your holiday parties or set them out for Santa for a very merry Christmas! #desserts #holidaytreats #cookies

Christmas Pecan Snowball Cookies are as easy to make as they are delicious! Bring these Christmas cookies to your holiday parties or set them out for Santa for a very merry Christmas!

Ingredients

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  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup pecans
  • 1 cup minus 3 tbsp white whole wheat flour (or all-purpose)*
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 300° F. Line a cookie sheet with parchment or a silicone baking mat.
  2. In a food processor, grind pecans. Remove pecans and set aside.
  3. Use same food processor to combine butter and sugar. Blend until creamy. Add vanilla and blend until smooth.
  4. Add in pecans and flour and pulse until combined. Roll dough into balls (about 1 tbsp each) and place onto prepared cookie sheet.
  5. Bake for 25-30 minutes. Remove and roll each cookie in powdered sugar while they are hot.

Notes

*If you are using all-purpose flour, use 1 cup minus 2 tbsp.

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