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Snow Balls in a Jar


  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup chopped pecans


  1. In a medium bowl, combine the confectioners' sugar and flour. Place into a 1-quart canning jar.
  2. Put the chopped pecans on top. Seal well.
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Snow Balls

Heat the oven to 325 degrees F. Grease cookie sheets.

In a medium bowl, cream together 3/4 cup shortening and 1/4 cup butter or margarine. Stir in 2 teaspoons vanilla extract. Add the entire contents of the jar and mix well. Roll dough into 1-inch balls and place them on the prepared cookie sheet. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, until lightly browned. Cool, and roll in confectioners' sugar.

Makes 4 dozen.

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