Snowball Christmas Cookies

Christmas Snowball Cookies ~ nutty, buttery melt-in-your-mouth shortbread, dusted with confectioners sugar outside. Skill level: Easy

Dessert | November 30, 2017 | By

Snowball Christmas Cookies, sometimes known as Russian Tea Cakes, Butterball Cookies or Mexican Wedding Cookies. Buttery, nutty, melt-in-your-mouth shortbread lightly dusted with confectioners sugar. A holiday must!

As you know, I don’t do a lot of baking, but the holiday season brings out the best baker we can be in all of us. Snowball Christmas Cookies are my holiday favorite. No other cookie comes close to their nutty, buttery, melt-in-your-mouth flavor and the dusting of confectioners sugar seals the deal.

I love them with a mug of hot tea and literally eat one after the next with little self control. They blend quickly with just a few ingredients and the skill level to make these cookies is easy ~ just how I like it.

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Cranberry Chocolate Chip Cookies

Cranberry Chocolate Chip Cookies~soft inside, slightly crisp bottom. A perfect blend of the sweet fall flavor of cranberries and semi sweet chocolate.

Dessert | November 14, 2016 | By

Cranberry Chocolate Chip Cookies ~ slightly crisp bottom, soft inside with a delicious blend of semi sweet chocolate and tangy dried cranberries.

I was literally like a kid turned loose in the candy store today on the hunt for baking supplies for a virtual cookie swap I was invited to join. A virtual cookie swap is collection of cookie recipes from some amazing bloggers. What’s not to like, right? I was flattered that a non-baker like myself would be asked so I jumped ~ with both feet and accepted ~ then stressed because the cookie bar was set high!

I almost wore out the tile floor in the baking aisle of the local grocery store, but finally decided on Cranberry Chocolate Chip Cookies ~ a classic, with a twist. One bite of the raw dough convinced me I made the right decision.

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