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Snowball Cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup confectioner's sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 2 1/2 - 3 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup toasted slivered almonds ground

Makes

Dough make 3-4 dozen cookies.

Instructions:

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350° F. In a large bowl, cream butter, granulated sugar and ½ cup confectioners sugar.

Step 2

Add egg and vanilla. Stir in 2 1/2 cups flour, baking powder and salt.

Step 3

Add ground almonds to mixture. Mix thoroughly to form a stiff dough, adding additional flour if necessary.

Step 4

Dip hand in confectioners' sugar and roll dough into 1" balls and place on ungreased cookie sheet.

Step 5

Bake 12-15 minutes or until bottom edges are just beginning to brown. Remove from sheet and cool on wire rack.

Step 6

Dust with confectioners' sugar.