Sweet, sugary, and made with a buttery, melt-in-your-mouth texture, Pecan Snowball Cookies are a must-make recipe for the holidays! Learn how to make these classic treats with simple steps and minimal ingredients for a tasty treat.
Preheat the oven to 400° F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper, and set aside. In a bowl, combine the flour, pecans and salt. Set aside.
In the bowl of a stand mixer, beat the butter, vanilla extract, and powdered sugar until creamy.
Turn the mixer on low and add the dry ingredients, mixing until just combined.
Use a small ice cream scoop to portion out 1 inch balls of dough. Roll them between two balls, and place htem on the baking sheet, 1-inch apart.
Bake 8-10 minutes or until the bottom edges of the cookies are lightly browned. Be careful not to burn!
Let the cookies cool slightly. Once cooled enough to handle, roll them in the powdered sugar until completely coated.