These tender snowball cookies are made with butter, all-purpose flour, almond flour, and powdered sugar, then tossed in a chai-spiced mixture. They are a fantastic holiday cookie or great served with coffee!
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Snowball Cookies

These tender snowball cookies are made with butter, all-purpose flour, almond flour, and powdered sugar, then tossed in a chai-spiced mixture. They are a fantastic holiday cookie or great served with coffee!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Chill Time20 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: snowball cookies
Servings: 50 cookies
Calories: 77kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 cup unsalted butter , room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar , divided
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 1/4 cups almond flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger

Instructions

  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper; set aside.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the flour and salt.
  • In a large bowl, cream together the butter, a 1/2 cup of the powdered sugar, and vanilla on high with a handheld electric or stand mixer, until light and fluffy. Turn the mixer down to low and add in the almond flour, followed by the all-purpose flour, scraping down the bowls once or twice.
  • Using a tablespoon-sized cookie scoop, measure out the dough and form balls with your hands. Place on baking sheets.
  • Chill cookies in the refrigerator for 20 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Bake cookies for 18-20 minutes.
  • While cookies are cooking, whisk together the remaining 1 cup of powdered sugar, the cinnamon, cardamom, allspice, and ginger in a bowl.
  • Remove cookies from the oven and allow to sit for 1-2 minutes, then gently coat them with the spice mixture.
  • Set aside to cool for 15 minutes, then toss them in the spice mixture again.

Notes

Reprinted courtesy of The Gourmet Kitchen

Nutrition

Calories: 77kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 24mg | Potassium: 5mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 113IU | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 1mg