Saturday, December 5, 2015

Christmas Snowball Cookies




Finally winter is here after a loooooog warm autumn . I hope we'll have snow for X'mas  !  Anyway while dreaming of snow , I've made this yummy & easy Snowball Cookies which I LOVE eating . Also know as Russian Tea Cake or Mexican Wedding Cookies .  You  only need 5 ingredinets & no less than 30 mins to make them  . I love the buttery ,  rich nutty flavour & ever so light  that it just melts in your mouth ....  YUM ! They also look adorable like snowball & VERY adictive too !  LOL




Christmas Snowball Cookies 
Recipe from Fifteen Spatulas

Ingredients :
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup finely chopped almonds (I've used half almonds & half walnuts)
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup butter - softened
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp rum (optional)

For coating:
1 cup of confectioner sugar / icing sugar

Method:

1) Preheat oven to 160°C .

2) Combine flour , almonds & sugar together . Add in butter , vanilla extract , ( rum) & mix well with a hand mixer till cookie dough comes together .

3) Roll into 2 to 2.5 cm balls & place on  baking sheet . Bake for 25 mins till the center fully cooked . Set aside for 5 mins & roll in icing sugar till it resembles  snowball . 





Linking this post to Cook & Celebrate : Christmas 2015 event hosted by Bake For Happy Kids , Goody Foodies The Domestic Goddess Wannabe .



***Winter is finally here & these are the photos taken this morning from garden .  I have enjoyed the beautiful bloom of my flowers & roses untill now  , in December  







 Usually roses never bloom till November not to mention December !! This is the very 1st time that they lasted till now . 












                                    





5 comments:

  1. Hi Kit,
    I'm sure these snowball cookies are perfect with a cup of hot drink in winter. Beautiful roses ! Wish I could spend my winter Christmas again.

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  2. Lovely photos of your flowers even though it is frosting up the flowers and leaves and trees.

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  3. I love snowball cookies..must bake some soon. Beautiful winter shots, Kit.

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  4. Hi Kit,

    Sad that we can't have a snowy Christmas... Maybe eating some snowball cookies can make us feel better :p

    Zoe

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  5. Thanks for sharing photos of your winter garden... the last shot of the rose is so pretty!

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