Buttery Pecan Snowball Cookies


The Buttery Pecan Snowballs are simple, quick to make, tasty and freeze well. It is possible that you have the ingredients at home at the moment. They are also called Russian Tea Cakes and Mexican Wedding Cookies however at home we call them Snowballs They’re the delicious cookie that has a myriad of names.


They are one of my favourite cookies! These are amazing!! I love them! These buttery pecan snowballs make your mouth water. They’re easy to make! You’ll be able to are able to have a whole batch of cookies prepared within 45 minutes. How do you beat this! !



1 cup softened butter

Half cup sugar powdered


1/4 teaspoon salt

One and a half teaspoons of vanilla extract

2 1/4 cups of flour

1 Cup finely chopped pecan

1 Cup powdered sugar, suitable for dusting



Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.

In a stand mixer, cream in powdered sugar and butter. Reduce the mixer to low, and add vanilla, salt flour, and pecans. Make into 1-inch balls. Set them on parchment-covered baking sheets about a from the edge. Cook for about 11-13 mins or till lightly brown. Be careful not to over bake.


Remove the oven from the oven and allow them to cool enough to allow them to be handled. Sprinkle 1 cup powdered sugar into a the large Ziploc bag or large bowl. Add 3-4 cookies at once and gently roll them into the bag’s bottom. Utilize a fork to scoop out each cookie, and gently shake them to get rid of any excess sugar. Set on cooling racks. After cooling completely, roll into powdered sugar bag once more.