Snow Balls Cookie Jar Gift Mix

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Snow Balls Cookie Jar Gift Mix

Snow Balls Cookie Jar Gift Mix

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Cool Time: 30 minutes
Course: Snacks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: confectioners' sugar, cookies, food gifts, pecans
Servings: 48 cookies

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup pecans chopped
  • 1/3 cup confectioners’ sugar put in a snack size ziplock bag and label “confectioners sugar”

Snow Balls

  • 3/4 cup shortening
  • 1/4 cup margarine
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla

Instructions

  • In a medium bowl, combine the confectioners’ sugar (1/2 cup) and the flour. Place into a 1 quart jar. Put the chopped pecans on top. Add the ziplock bag to the top. Close the lid and attach a tag with the following instructions:

Snow Balls

  • Preheat oven to 325°. Grease cookie sheets. Remove bag of confectioners’ sugar and set aside (this will be used after the cookies are baked).
  • In a medium bowl, cream together 3/4 cup of shortening (like Crisco sticks) and 1/4 cup margarine (not diet or tub). Stir in 2 teaspoons vanilla. Add contents of the jar and mix well.
  • Roll dough into 1″ balls and place them on the prepared cookie sheets. Bake for 20-25 minutes, until lightly browned. Cool, and roll in the confectioners’ sugar.
  • Makes about 4 dozen.

Notes

Times are approximate.
Nutritional values listed may vary from final results depending on actual measurements and brands used to prepare the recipe.
Nutrition Facts
Snow Balls Cookie Jar Gift Mix
Amount per Serving
Calories
64
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
4
g
6
%
Saturated Fat
 
1
g
6
%
Trans Fat
 
1
g
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
1
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
2
g
Sodium
 
11
mg
0
%
Potassium
 
6
mg
0
%
Carbohydrates
 
6
g
2
%
Fiber
 
1
g
4
%
Sugar
 
2
g
2
%
Protein
 
1
g
2
%
Vitamin A
 
42
mcg
5
%
Vitamin C
 
1
mg
1
%
Calcium
 
1
mg
0
%
Iron
 
1
mg
6
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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