Snowball Cookies

Traditional Snowball Cookies are the best kind of cookie for Christmas or New Years. Soft, buttery and nutty cookies coated in powdered sugar, you'll love this recipe. The cookies can be made up to 7 days in advance.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword snowball cookies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Servings 24 cookies
Calories 189kcal
Author Valentina's Corner



  • Preheat oven to 375°F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a bowl cream together the butter, cream cheese, sugar, salt, and vanilla.
  • Combine together flour and chopped walnuts. Add to the cream mixture and mix until well combined.
  • Shape the dough into 24 small ball-shaped cookies.
  • Bake cookies 10-12 minutes, or until cookies begin to become golden.
  • Slightly cool cookies then roll them in powdered sugar until completely coated.
  • Serve!


Calories: 189kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 40mg | Potassium: 40mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 238IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 1mg