In other countries, these powdery snowballs can go by many names, including Mexican wedding cakes and Viennese sugar balls.
- Portion size 22 servings
- Credits : Canadian Living Holiday Cookbook: Fall 2010
MethodIn food processor, pulse together walnuts, half of the flour and salt until fine; set aside.
In large bowl, beat together butter, 1/3 cup (75 mL) of the icing sugar and vanilla until fluffy; stir in walnut mixture and remaining flour.
Roll by 1 tbsp (15 mL) into balls. Place, about 1 inch (2.5 cm) apart, on parchment paper–lined baking sheets. Bake in 350°F (180°C) oven until light golden, about 14 minutes. Let cool on pans for 10 minutes.
Roll in remaining icing sugar; let cool. Roll again in icing sugar.
Nutritional facts Per cookie: about
- Sodium 27 mg
- Protein 1 g
- Calories 114.0
- Total fat 8 g
- Potassium 31 mg
- Cholesterol 11 mg
- Saturated fat 3 g
- Total carbohydrate 11 g
- Iron 3.0
- Folate 8.0
- Calcium 1.0
- Vitamin A 4.0