Lemon Snowballs

Lemon Snowballs

Bite-sized buttery rich lemon cookies melt in your mouth. Having just one is almost impossible.

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About 4 dozen cookies

cup lemon drop candies
cup butter or margarine, softened
cup powdered sugar
teaspoon grated lemon peel
teaspoon lemon extract
2 1/4
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
teaspoon salt
Additional powdered sugar
  1. Heat oven to 400ºF. Crush lemon drops in food processor or blender. In large bowl, beat butter, 1/2 cup powdered sugar, the lemon peel and lemon extract with electric mixer on medium speed, or mix with spoon. Stir in flour, 1/4 cup of the crushed lemon drops and the salt.
  2. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place about 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
  3. Bake cookies 8 to 9 minutes or until set but not brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheet; roll in powdered sugar. Cool 10 minutes; roll in remaining crushed lemon drops. Cool completely on wire rack, about 30 minutes. Reroll in crushed lemon drops if desired.
Makes About 4 dozen cookies
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Special Touch
Make these cookies even more special by stacking them in a pretty vase on top of lemon drops.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cookie)
  • Calories 70
    • (Calories from Fat 35),
  • Total Fat 4g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,),
  • Cholesterol 10mg;
  • Sodium 40mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 8g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.