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Snowball Cookies

Perfect holiday cookie!  These Snowball Cookies are a favorite for Christmas.

Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword cookie
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 14 minutes
Total Time 24 minutes


  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup almond flour or almond meal
  • 1/4 cup confectioner's sugar
  • 1 stick of butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

To Roll in After Baking

  • 1/2 cup confectioner's sugar


  1. Preheat your oven to 325 degrees F. Line 2 cookie sheets with parchment paper and set aside.
  2. In a bowl using a electric mixer, cream butter, powdered sugar, almond extract.
  3. Whisk in the flour, almond meal and salt until dough comes together.
  4. Scoop out 1/2 tbsp. dough and shape them into balls.
  5. Roll the balls in the powdered sugar and arrange them on the parchment lined baking sheets.
  6. Bake 14-16 minutes till the edges start turning golden brown.
  7. Let the cookies cool down a little and roll in powdered sugar while still they are still warm.
  8. Cool completely on a cooling rack and sprinkle more powdered sugar.
  9. Store leftovers in an airtight container for up to 4 days.