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Peppermint Snowball Cookies

Buttery pepeprmint shortbread cookies rolled in powdered sugar and sprinkles with crushed candy canes.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Peppermint Snowball Cookies, Snowball Cookies
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 36 cookies
Calories 92 kcal
Author Melissa


  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 2/3 cup powdered sugar plus more for rolling
  • 1/2 cup candy canes crushed
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cup flour


  1. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper and preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. In the bowl of a stand mixer, beat together butter and sugar. Add crushed candy canes, vanilla and salt. Gradually add flour, scraping down sides as nessecary.

  3. Use a tablespoon to measure cookie dough and roll into a ball. Bake for about 10 minutes or until bottoms are light golden brown. Let cool 5 minutes and then roll in powdered sugar. Let cool completely and roll in powdred sugar again. Sprinkle with crushed candy canes. Store tightly covered for up to three days.

Nutrition Facts
Peppermint Snowball Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 92 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 14mg5%
Sodium 78mg3%
Potassium 9mg0%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 158IU3%
Calcium 3mg0%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.