Cashew Snow Ball Cookies

snow ball cookies

 

 

Snow Ball Cookies, a delicacy representing Christmas, which can be recreated with walnuts or pecans. Dredged in sugar, the cashew butter balls are a fragile and elegant feature amongst the assortment of Festive viands.

Recipe

Ingredients: Quantity
Butter, softened 230 gm
Icing sugar, plus more for rolling ½ cup
Vanilla extract ½ tsp
All purpose flour 2 cups
Unsalted roasted cashews, ground 21/4 cups
Salt ½ tsp

 Method:

  1. Sift the flour and salt and set aside.
  2. Beat butter and icing sugar till creamy
  3. Add the vanilla and beat.
  4. Add the flour, and cashews and fold in the butter mixture.
  5. Form a log and chill the cookie dough for 30 minutes.
  6. Bake at 160 degrees Celsius for 20 minutes.
  7. Roll /dredge in icing sugar when hot.

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