Cream Cheese Snowball Cookies

Cream Cheese Snowball Cookies

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"An easy mix-and-bake recipe my grandmother used to make every Christmas! This yummy recipe, containing cream cheese and almond extract, makes moist, flavorful snowballs that are a different twist on your traditional snowball cookie!"

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 170 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 11.5 g
  • 18%
  • Carbs:
  • 15.8g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 1.6 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 15 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 42 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Sift the confectioners' sugar into a shallow bowl, stir in the walnuts, and set aside.
  2. Beat the shortening, butter, cream cheese, and sugar together in a bowl until the mixture is creamy and thoroughly blended. Mix in the almond extract, vanilla extract, and flour; stir to combine. Scoop up dough by rounded tablespoons, and roll into balls about 1 inch in diameter. Place the balls about 1 1/2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until the cookies turn slightly golden at the edges, about 6 minutes. Let the cookies cool on the baking sheets for about 1 minute, then roll in the confectioners' sugar-walnut mixture while still a little warm.
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I added the whole box of cream cheese, they are a lot softer and if you like cream cheese this was great to have the extra! I also had to cook mine for 8-10 mins Excellent recipe, my mom liked ...

So awesome! The only thing I would suggest is to refridgerate the 15 minutes before so they stay in the same shape. Also, I needed to cook mine for about 8-10 minutes; not 6. I keep them cold in...

THESE ARE AMAZING! I love Mexican Wedding Cookies and these are similar with the addition of cream cheese and more cake-like--- which is better! I doubled the recipe for holiday cookie plates. M...