Infused with our Pecan Meal and almond extract, these tender-textured cookies are a deliciously nutty treat. Finished with a quick toss in powdered sugar, they pair wonderfully with a cup of piping-hot tea on a snowy winter day.

Prep time: 20 min

Cook time: 20 min

Total time: 40 min

Pecan Snowball Cookies
Copyright Recipe © 2015 Woodland Foods


Makes 4-1/2 dozen


  1. Preheat oven to 325°F.

  2. Beat butter and granulated sugar in bowl of standing mixer at medium-high speed until light and fluffy. Add vanilla extract, almond extract, flour and salt. Do not over-mix. Scrape down sides of bowl with spatula and fold in pecan meal until thoroughly combined.

  3. Form dough into 1-inch balls and place on ungreased cookie sheet.

  4. Transfer to oven to bake for 20 minutes, taking care not to let cookies brown.

  5. Remove cookies from oven, cool completely and roll in powdered sugar.