Classic Pecan Snowball Cookies are the perfect classic treat for your holiday cookie platter. Best of all, they’re so easy to make with a buttery, melt in your mouth shortbread base with chopped pecans.
Every year I always have a ton of cookie recipes that I want to make but never seem to have enough time to getting around to baking them. As much as I love trying new and exciting cookies like these No Bake German Chocolate Cake cookies or these Soft Frosted Eggnog Frosted Cookies …classic cookies really are the best!
These Classic Pecan Snowball Cookies start off with an easy buttery shortbread like dough. The great thing about these cookies is you can choose to add chopped pecans, walnuts or hazelnuts. I usually like to chill the dough in the fridge for 30 minutes to help them stay nice and round. Once they are baked, you roll them in some powdered sugar for the most poppable and addictive cookie.
They are perfect for any holiday cookie exchange and best of all, the recipe makes a big batch so it’s enough for everyone to share.
Don’t you think they look like the perfect little snowballs too? They’re simple and they taste amazing!
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