Lemon Snowball Cookies Recipe

5 lempon snowball cookies in yellow cupcake holders, a white plate full of lemon snowball cookies in the upper left. Fresh lemons are displayed as garnish. All sits on a white board


The fresh, sweet-tart flavor make these Lemon Snowball Cookies are a change of pace Christmas Cookie. Easy to make, they are a welcome addition to your holiday cookie plate!

Lemon Snowball Cookies Recipe

I label these a Christmas cookie, holiday cookie tray cookie that is a surprise on the tastebuds. However, you can definitely make this any time of year! Make it in the summer for a different lunchbox treat, a dessert to pair with lemonade, or for a picnic. These Lemon snowball cookies really are unique, and quite tasty!

5 lempon snowball cookies in yellow cupcake holders, a white plate full of lemon snowball cookies in the upper left, a basket of lemons behind the plate. Fresh lemons are displayed as garnish. All sits on a white board


Lemon Snowball Cookies Recipe Notes:

• I use walnuts in this cookie recipe. While I have not done so, I am pretty sure using almonds or macadamia nuts would work too.

• Make sure you roll the lemon cookies while still warm so the

• For my UK and Australian friends: confectioners sugar is icing sugar (powdered sugar, 10x).

Lemon Snowball Cookie Recipe. The fresh, sweet-tart flavor make these Lemon Snowball Cookies are a change of pace Christmas Cookie. Easy to make, they are a welcome addition to your holiday cookie plate!


Lemon Snowball Cookies Recipe Ingredients:

• 1¾ cups All-Purpose Flour, sifted
• ¼ tsp Baking Soda
• ¼ tsp Cream of Tartar
• ½ cup Crisco
• 2/3 cup Sugar
• Grated Lemon Grind of 1 Lemon
• 1 Egg
• 1 TSBP Water
• 3 TBSP Lemon Juice
• ½ cup Walnuts, finely chopped
• 1 cup confectioners Sugar

Lemon Snowball Cookies Mise en Place:

Measuring Cup
• Bowl
Spatula
• Sifter
Stand Mixer
• Cookie Sheet

Lemon Snowball Cookie Recipe. The fresh, sweet-tart flavor make these Lemon Snowball Cookies are a change of pace Christmas Cookie. Easy to make, they are a welcome addition to your holiday cookie plate!


Lemon Snowball Cookies Recipe Directions:

• Sift together 1¾ cups flour, ¼ tsp baking soda and ¼ tsp cream of tartar. Set aside.

Lemon Snowball Cookie Recipe. The fresh, sweet-tart flavor make these Lemon Snowball Cookies are a change of pace Christmas Cookie. Easy to make, they are a welcome addition to your holiday cookie plate!


Lemon Snowball Cookie Recipe. The fresh, sweet-tart flavor make these Lemon Snowball Cookies are a change of pace Christmas Cookie. Easy to make, they are a welcome addition to your holiday cookie plate!


Lemon Snowball Cookie Recipe. The fresh, sweet-tart flavor make these Lemon Snowball Cookies are a change of pace Christmas Cookie. Easy to make, they are a welcome addition to your holiday cookie plate!


• Using a mixer, cream together ½ cup Crisco and 2/3 cup sugar until light and fluffy.
• Add grated lemon rind (from one lemon) and 1 egg to the Crisco mixture; beat well.
• Stir in one tablespoon of water and three tablespoons of lemon juice to the Crisco mixture.

Lemon Snowball Cookie Recipe. The fresh, sweet-tart flavor make these Lemon Snowball Cookies are a change of pace Christmas Cookie. Easy to make, they are a welcome addition to your holiday cookie plate!


• Add sifted flour mixture to the Crisco mixture; blend well.

Lemon Snowball Cookie Recipe. The fresh, sweet-tart flavor make these Lemon Snowball Cookies are a change of pace Christmas Cookie. Easy to make, they are a welcome addition to your holiday cookie plate!


Lemon Snowball Cookie Recipe. The fresh, sweet-tart flavor make these Lemon Snowball Cookies are a change of pace Christmas Cookie. Easy to make, they are a welcome addition to your holiday cookie plate!


• Stir in ½ cup walnuts by hand.
• Refrigerate dough 1-2 hours.

Lemon Snowball Cookie Recipe. The fresh, sweet-tart flavor make these Lemon Snowball Cookies are a change of pace Christmas Cookie. Easy to make, they are a welcome addition to your holiday cookie plate!


Lemon Snowball Cookie Recipe. The fresh, sweet-tart flavor make these Lemon Snowball Cookies are a change of pace Christmas Cookie. Easy to make, they are a welcome addition to your holiday cookie plate!


• Preheat oven to 350°F.
• Dust your hands with flour, and roll a small ball of dough between them (approximately 1″ ball.)
• Place 1 inch apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.

Lemon Snowball Cookie Recipe. The fresh, sweet-tart flavor make these Lemon Snowball Cookies are a change of pace Christmas Cookie. Easy to make, they are a welcome addition to your holiday cookie plate!


Lemon Snowball Cookie Recipe. The fresh, sweet-tart flavor make these Lemon Snowball Cookies are a change of pace Christmas Cookie. Easy to make, they are a welcome addition to your holiday cookie plate!


• Bake at 350°F for 10-12 minutes until bottoms are slightly brown.
• Immediately remove cookies from the cookie sheet, and roll them in confectioners sugar.

Lemon Snowball Cookie Recipe. The fresh, sweet-tart flavor make these Lemon Snowball Cookies are a change of pace Christmas Cookie. Easy to make, they are a welcome addition to your holiday cookie plate!


Lemon Snowball Cookie Recipe. The fresh, sweet-tart flavor make these Lemon Snowball Cookies are a change of pace Christmas Cookie. Easy to make, they are a welcome addition to your holiday cookie plate!


a lempon snowball cookie in yellow cupcake holder is featured in front of a white plate full of lemon snowball cookies in the background. Fresh lemons are displayed as garnish. All sits on a white board


Yield: 36

Lemon Snowball Cookies Recipe

Lemon Snowball Cookies Recipe

Lemon Snowball Cookie Recipe. The fresh, sweet-tart flavor make these Lemon Snowball Cookies are a change of pace Christmas Cookie. Easy to make, they are a welcome addition to your holiday cookie plate!

Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Additional Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 42 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1¾ cups All-Purpose Flour, sifted
  • ¼ tsp Baking Soda
  • ¼ tsp Cream of Tartar
  • ½ cup Crisco
  • 2/3 cup Sugar
  • Grated Lemon Grind of 1 Lemon
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 TSBP Water
  • 3 TBSP Lemon Juice
  • ½ cup Walnuts, finely chopped
  • 1 cup confectioners Sugar

Instructions

  1. Sift together 1¾ cups flour, ¼ tsp baking soda and ¼ tsp cream of tartar. Set aside.
  2. Using a mixer, cream together ½ cup Crisco and 2/3 cup sugar until light and fluffy.
  3. Add grated lemon rind (from one lemon) and 1 egg to the Crisco mixture; beat well.
  4. Stir in one tablespoon of water and three tablespoons of lemon juice to the Crisco mixture.
  5. Add sifted flour mixture to the Crisco mixture; blend well.
  6. Stir in ½ cup walnuts by hand.
  7. Refrigerate dough 1-2 hours.
  8. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  9. Dust your hands with flour, and roll a small ball of dough between them (approximately 1″ ball.)
  10. Place 1-inch apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.
  11. Bake at 350°F for 10-12 minutes until bottoms are slightly brown.
  12. Immediately remove cookies from the cookie sheet, and roll them in confectioners sugar.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

36

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 62 Total Fat: 1g Saturated Fat: 0g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 1g Cholesterol: 5mg Sodium: 12mg Carbohydrates: 12g Net Carbohydrates: 0g Fiber: 0g Sugar: 7g Sugar Alcohols: 0g Protein: 1g
Note: for exact nutritional information, consult your dietitian. All nutritional information provided is simply a guideline.
2 lempon snowball cookies in yellow cupcake holders are broken open to show the cookie inside, a white plate full of lemon snowball cookies in the upper left. Fresh lemons are displayed as garnish. All sits on a white board


If you enjoy baking cookies, you are going to love these delicious cookie recipes:

Bacon Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe – Looking for a terrific bacon cookies recipe? Like chocolate chip cookies? Like bacon? Then I bet you and your family will enjoy these delicious bacon chocolate chip cookies. The bacon adds a bit of salt to compliment the sweet. For some reason, bacon and chocolate just go together well (two of my favorite foods, whoohoo!!).

Chocolate Caramel Thumbprint Cookies Recipe – If you like thumbprint cookies, you will love this delicious update to that old classic recipe. These chocolate caramel thumbprint cookies combine the rich taste of chocolate with the smooth taste of caramel for a truly decadent cookie!

Italian Ricotta Cheese Cookies Recipe – Grandma always made ricotta cheese cookies for us! These tasty cookies are soft on the inside and topped with a delicious sugared icing. This Italian Ricotta cookies recipe is just like Nonna used to make. Make some for your family tonight.


• For more Recipes on Ann’s Entitled Life, click here.

• If you enjoyed this post, be sure to sign up for the Ann’s Entitled Life weekly newsletter, and never miss another article!



FOLLOW US ON:
Ann's Entitled Life Ann's Entitled Life Ann's Entitled Life Ann's Entitled Life Ann's Entitled Life Ann's Entitled Life

Cherry Meringue Cookie Recipe


Cherry Meringue Cookie Recipe

Cherry Meringue Cookies look and smell great! They are simple to make, sweet and light, a real favorite for those with a sweet tooth.

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 45 minutes

Ingredients:
3 Egg Whites (from large eggs)
1/8 tsp Salt
1 large box Sugar Free Cherry Jell-o Powder (don’t make the mix)
3/4 cup Sugar
1 tsp White Vinegar

Directions:


• Preheat oven to 250°.
• Line two baking sheets with parchment paper, set aside.
• Using a mixer, beat together egg whites and salt until foamy.
• Add cherry Jell-o powder and sugar, beat until stiff peaks form.
• Mix in vinegar.
• Drop cherry meringue mixture by teaspoonfuls onto parchment lined cookie sheet, 1″ apart.
• Bake in 250° oven for 25 minutes.
• When 25 end, turn off oven and leave the cookies in the oven for another 20 minutes.
• Allow to cool on top of stove on parchment paper sheets.
• Cookies will peel off!

Makes 3 dozen Cherry Meringue Cookies

Note: these cookies are delicate and do not store well. They are best eaten on day 1, day 2 at the latest.

15 Days of Holiday Cookie Recipes


Day 6 of 15 Days of Holiday Cookies on Ann’s Entitled Life the brings us a simple sweet treat: Cherry Meringue Cookie Recipe!


Disclosure the links in this post may be affiliate links.

• For more Recipes on Ann’s Entitled Life, click here.

• If you enjoyed this post, be sure to sign up for the Ann’s Entitled Life weekly newsletter, and never miss another article!



FOLLOW US ON:
Ann's Entitled Life Ann's Entitled Life Ann's Entitled Life Ann's Entitled Life Ann's Entitled Life Ann's Entitled Life

Holiday Butter Cookie Recipe


Holiday Butter Cookie Recipe

These simple, four ingredient Holiday Butter Cookies are absolutely delicious! They can be decorated with nuts, sprinkles, cherries and more. You are only limited by your imagination.

Prep Time: 45 minutes
Cook time: 13 minutes

Ingredients:

2 sticks Butter, softened
1 1/2 cups Flour
1/2 cup Confectionery Sugar
1 tsp Almond extract
Decorating garnish: maraschino cherries, nuts, holiday sprinkles or colored sugar

Directions:

• Preheat oven to 350°.
• In a mixing bowl combine butter, flour, confectionery sugar and almond extract; beat with an electric mixer until smooth
• Refrigerate dough for 30 minutes.
• Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.
• Remove dough from refrigerator. You need to work quickly because as the dough warms at room temperature, it becomes much softer. Scoop a teaspoon of batter into your hand and shape as a ball or oblong, flattening slightly.
• Space dough balls 2″ apart on cookie sheet.
• Add chosen decorating garnish to top of cookie.
• Bake in preheated 350° for 13 minutes or until bottom of cookies are lightly browned (DO NOT OVER BAKE!)
• Remove from oven and let cool on cookie sheet for 5 minutes.
• Transfer onto wire racks to finish cooling.
• Store in a container with a lid and separate each layer with wax paper.

Makes 3 dozen Holiday Butter Cookies


Holiday Butter Cookie Recipe; these simple, four ingredient Holiday Butter Cookies are absolutely delicious! They can be decorated with nuts, sprinkles, cherries and more. You are only limited by your imagination.




• To print the Holiday Butter Cookie Recipe, click here.

Holiday Butter Cookie Recipe; these simple, four ingredient Holiday Butter Cookies are absolutely delicious! They can be decorated with nuts, sprinkles, cherries and more. You are only limited by your imagination.


Day 5 of 15 Days of Holiday Cookies on Ann’s Entitled Life are these easy, delicious, Holiday Butter Cookies your entire family is sure to enjoy!

15 Days of Holiday Cookie Recipes



Disclosure the links in this post may be affiliate links.

• For more Recipes on Ann’s Entitled Life, click here.

• If you enjoyed this post, be sure to sign up for the Ann’s Entitled Life weekly newsletter, and never miss another article!



FOLLOW US ON:
Ann's Entitled Life Ann's Entitled Life Ann's Entitled Life Ann's Entitled Life Ann's Entitled Life Ann's Entitled Life
Return to top of page