Snowball Cookies

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Snowball Cookies | Anita's Organic Mill
If you could only have one cookie during the holidays then we would choose these. With a fabulous melt in the mouth texture they are a winner at any gathering. Sweet, delicate and a little bit ‘fancy’ you have to try them.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Servings 24 cookies


  • 3/4 cup Butter or non-dairy alternative
  • 1/2 cup Anita's Organic Icing Sugar, sifted
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp Almond extract
  • 3/4 cup Anita's Organic Chocolate Chips
  • 1 1/4 cup Anita's Organic All Purpose White Flour
  • 1/2 cup Anita's Organic Almond Flour
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 cup Anita’s Organic Icing Sugar (for dusting)


  • Preheat the oven to 350˚F and line 2 cookie trays with parchment paper. Set aside.
  • In a stand mixer, beat the butter (or non-dairy alternative) and sifted icing sugar until soft and fluffy. Add the vanilla extract; almond extract and mix again until fully combined. If you don’t have a mixer, simply use a wooden spoon to beat the butter and sugar together until soft and fluffy. It will work just as well but just takes a little longer.
  • Add the chocolate chips and stir until evenly mixed throughout the batter.
  • In a medium size bowl, mix together the white flour; almond flour and salt. With the mixer on a slow speed add the flour mixture half a cup at a time until all the dry mixture is fully incorporated into the butter mixture. Do not over mix.
  • Using a tablespoon size measure (or cookie scoop) scoop out batter and shape into ball shapes. Place these onto the lined trays – do not flatten – and bake in the oven for 12 to 15 minutes until slightly golden around the edges.
  • Remove from the oven and allow to cool for about 5 minutes before liberally dusting the cookies with the remaining icing sugar to create the ‘snow’ effect. Move the cookies to a wire rack to cool further.
Showing 14 comments
  • valerieaz

    very yummy!

  • mamasita88

    So yummy loved making these, I added some walnuts to mine, my while family just loved it..its a must try

  • bakequeen

    Tried these Snowball Cookies in anticipation for Holiday Baking and they are a keeper! So melt in your mouth and so much better than the average shortbread. Will make them again!!

  • tina hill

    Made the Snowball cookies last night, simple ingredient list, and the recipe was easy to follow. The cookies were light and delicious! Won’t be many left after Sunday dinner. Will be making these again!

  • Kalismomlacey

    I loved this recipe. The whole family did. It was easy and I will be making it again. Great addition to my holiday cookie lineup.

  • A.Ngo

    I think it’s not very hard to do in my level !

  • frances farrell

    great cookies

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