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Chocolate Chip Snowball Cookies

Buttery shortbread cookies loaded with chocolate chips and pecans, rolled in powdered sugar.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Chocolate Chip Snowball Cookies, Snowball Cookies
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 48 cookies
Calories 89 kcal
Author Melissa


  • 12 tablespoons butter softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup pecans finely chopped
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • powdered sugar for rolling


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line two baking sheets with parchment paper.

  2. In the bowl of a stand mixer, beat together butter, sugar, and salt until light and fluffy. Add egg and vanilla extract. Gradually add flour, scraping down sides of bowl as needed. Stir in chcolate chips and pecans.

  3. Use a tablespoon to measure cookie dough and roll into ball. Place on baking sheet and bake for 15 minutes, rotating baking sheet halfway through baking. Bottoms of cookies should be a light golden brown.

  4. Let cookies cool for 5 minutes, then roll in powdered sugar. Let cool completely and roll again. Store tightly covered for up tp three days.

Nutrition Facts
Chocolate Chip Snowball Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 89 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 8mg3%
Sodium 50mg2%
Potassium 36mg1%
Carbohydrates 8g3%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 90IU2%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 5mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.