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Peppermint Snowball Cookies

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“On my to-bake list for Christmas this year. These are from Gold Medal.”
READY IN:
35mins
SERVES:
32
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 hard round peppermint candies, finely crushed (1/4 cup)
  • 14 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 cup butter, softened (don't use margarine)
  • 12 hard round peppermint candies, finely crushed (1/4 cup)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 14 cups all-purpose flour
  • 14 teaspoon salt

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 325°F.
  2. Mix 1/4 cup crushed candies and 1/4 cup powdered sugar; reserve.
  3. Mix butter, 1/3 cup powdered sugar, 1/4 cup crushed candies, and vanilla in a medium bowl. Stir in flour and salt.
  4. Shape dough by level tablespoonfuls into balls. Place about 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
  5. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until set, but not brown.
  6. Immediately remove from cookie sheet and roll in reserved candy mixture.
  7. Cool completely on wire rack, then roll in candy mixture again.

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