Russian Snowballs | How to make Russian Snowballs

By Swathi Joshnaa Sathish  |  5th Jan 2019  |  
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Russian Snowballsby Swathi Joshnaa Sathish
  • Prep Time

    22

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  • Cook Time

    12

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  • Serves

    10

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About Russian Snowballs Recipe

Russian snowballs are commonly prepared in Russia during Christmas season . These butter rich , melt in mouth cookies are so easy to make . But they are absolutely delicious . These snowballs are also called as Russian Tea cakes which are perfect for evenings / any party. #earnwithbetterbutter

Russian Snowballs

Ingredients to make Russian Snowballs

  • all purpose flour 2 cups
  • Unsalted softened butter 1 cup
  • Confectioners sugar 6 tablespoons
  • almonds chopped 2 tablespoons
  • Vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon
  • flour for dusting
  • Powdered sugar as preferred for coating

How to make Russian Snowballs

  1. Take 2 cups all purpose flour in a wide bowl .
  2. Add 1 cup softened unsalted butter to the flour.
  3. Add 2 tablespoons chopped almonds. Add walnuts / pecans if preferred . Adding nuts is optional .
  4. Add 6 tablespoons confectioners sugar.
  5. Add 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract.
  6. Combine flour , sugar and butter completely using your finger tips. Do it until cookie dough is
  7. crumble as well as ready to hold shapes . Scoop dough and hold even sized balls .
  8. Press and flatten the balls gently . Place the cookies on the flour dusted baking tray .
  9. Arrange cookies with minimum space as shown . Bake in a preheated oven at 180C for 12 minutes .
  10. Cookies rise to 1 inch size while getting baked .
  11. After 12 minutes , take the cookies out from the oven . Cool them completely . The bottom is golden
  12. indicates baked. Roll the cooled cookies completely in powdered sugar. Coat as much as preferred.
  13. Russian Christmas Snowballs are ready . They are also called as Russian Tea cakes.
  14. These delicious snowballs are perfect for this holiday season .
  15. Absolutely yum , melt in mouth tea cakes .

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