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Snowball Cookie Mix in a Jar

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  • 2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup finely chopped pecans or walnuts
  • 3/4 cup sifted confectioners' sugar


  1. Layer the first four ingredients in a 1-quart jar. (4 1/4 cups are placed in quart jar).
  2. Place confectioners' sugar in a separate packet to attach to jar with recipe.
  3. Attach the following recipe to the jar.


Cream 1 cup (2 sticks) of unsalted butter or margarine with 1 tablespoon of vanilla extract. Gradually stir in the Snowball Cookie Mix until ingredients are well combined. Dust your hands with a little of the confectioners' sugar and roll the dough into 1-inch balls. Place 2 inches apart on baking sheets and bake, in a preheated oven, for 5 minutes at 325 degrees F or just until light brown. Transfer to racks to cool for 15 minutes, then roll in the confectioners' sugar.

These cookies keep well in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks. Do not freeze them.

Makes about 4 dozen cookies.