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5 from 2 votes

Lemon Snowball Cookies

Lemon snowball cookies are like Russian tea cakes or Mexican wedding cookies with a splash of lemon
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cookies, lemon, powdered sugar
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 60
Calories 44kcal
Author Dee

Ingredients

  • 2 sticks softened butter
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 cups finely chopped walnuts
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
  • Additional powdered sugar for rolling cookies

Instructions

  • Cream butter and sugar until soft, then stir in lemon juice.
  • Add flour and mix well.
  • Mix in nuts and lemon zest, and roll into 1-inch balls.
  • Place balls on ungreased baking sheet, and bake at 350 degrees for 15 to 18 minutes or until slightly brown at the bottom.
  • Let cool slightly, then roll in powdered sugar, and place on baking sheet until completely cool.
  • Roll once more in powdered sugar, then store in air-tight container.

Nutrition

Calories: 44kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 2g | Potassium: 21mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 4mg | Iron: 0.3mg