Chocolate Chip Holiday Snowball Cookies

YUMMLY
8Ingredients
40Minutes
150Calories

Description

Buttery, nutty, and a touch crumbly, snowballs are among the most loved of Christmas cookies. The addition of chocolate chips puts them over the top. The recipe is a Yummly original created by Sara Mellas.

Ingredients

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  • 1 cup pecans (or walnuts)
  • 1 cup unsalted butter (softened, cut into pieces)
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt (scant)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup miniature chocolate chips
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
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    Directions

    1. Finely chop pecans. Put butter and powdered sugar in the bowl of a stand mixer. Beat with mixer on low speed to blend, then increase speed to medium and beat until soft and light. Add pecans and beat until distributed, scraping bowl as needed. Add salt, vanilla, and flour and beat on low speed to blend. Add chocolate chips and beat on low speed until distributed, scraping sides of bowl as needed.
    2. Line 2 sheet pans with parchment paper.
    3. Scoop 32 portions of dough, shape each into a ball, and set on prepared baking sheets 1 inch apart. (These cookies don't spread during baking.) Chill pans in the refrigerator while oven preheats.
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    NutritionView More

    150Calories
    Sodium2% DV40mg
    Fat15% DV10g
    Protein2% DV1g
    Carbs5% DV16g
    Fiber3% DV<1g
    Calories150Calories from Fat90
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat10g15%
    Saturated Fat4g20%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol15mg5%
    Sodium40mg2%
    Potassium35mg1%
    Protein1g2%
    Calories from Fat90
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate16g5%
    Dietary Fiber<1g3%
    Sugars9g18%
    Vitamin A4%
    Vitamin C0%
    Calcium2%
    Iron4%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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