Snowball Surprise

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From: Joanne M., Hacienda Heights, California

Kid Friendly Rating (1-10): 10
Recipe Difficulty (1 - 10): 4

Why She Loves This Cookie: These are one of the many cookies I traditionally make at Christmas time.

What you'll need

  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 3/4 cup flour
  • plain or peanut M&Ms
  • powdered sugar

Servings: 36 cookies
Time to make: 45 minutes to 1 hour

How to make it

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. In large bowl beat butter (with blender) on medium until soft, about 30 secconds. Add sugar and salt and beat till fluffy.

  3. Add egg and vanilla and beat well on low. Gradually add flour, while on low, until well mixed.

  4. Shape dough into 1" balls. Add candy to center of each ball and shape dough around it.

  5. Cook on ungreased cookie sheet until golden, about 15 minutes.

  6. Let sit a few minutes to set then roll each cookie in powdered sugar. Cool on wire rack. Once cooled, roll or shake in bag w/powdered sugar once again.

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