Item# WLRECIP-469

Almond Snowball Cookies

Item No. WLRECIP-469
Amount
6 dozen
Skill Level
Beginner

With Christmas right around the corner, prepare for the holiday season with these delicious almond snowball cookies! Just as their snowball name suggests, these almond-flavored cookies have a snowy white appearance and a melt in your mouth consistency. These little sugary cookies also go by Mexican wedding cookies and they’re very similar to Russian tea cakes. Perfect as a gift or as a quick Christmas treat, these holiday cookies are sure to be a hit.

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  • 2 cups whole almonds
  • 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups (4 sticks) butter, softened to room temperature
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar (confectioners’ sugar) for rolling

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  • Notes:

    • Almond flour does not work as a substitute for this recipe, given its powdery consistency.
    • To store: Cookies can be stored in an airtight container at room temperature.

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