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Lemon Snowballs

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Lemon Snowballs
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 1 hr 50 min
  • Servings 48
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Bite-sized buttery rich lemon cookies melt in your mouth. Having just one is almost impossible.
Updated Jan 7, 2011

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup lemon drop candies
  • 1 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1 teaspoon lemon extract
  • 2 1/4 cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Additional powdered sugar
Make With
Make With
Gold Medal Flour

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 400°F. 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Make these cookies even more special by stacking them in a pretty vase on top of lemon drops.

Nutrition

70 Calories, 4g Total Fat, 1g Protein, 8g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
70
Calories from Fat
35
Total Fat
4g
0%
Saturated Fat
2g
0%
Cholesterol
10mg
0%
Sodium
40mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
8g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
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.
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