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FROZEN Themed Cookies: Snowball Cookies

If you are looking to add any FROZEN charm to your holidays, check out these FROZEN Themed Cookies: Snowball Cookies!

Ok, actually they are Russian Tea Cookies but my kids have always called them Snowball Cookies, and they are not only easy to make, but delicious! As you can imagine, they would also fit in perfectly with any FROZEN themed cookies or party favors that you might be using. In fact, they are wonderful for any type of holiday gathering because of their wintery look!

Snowball Cookies are one of our favorite Christmas Cookies. Also known as Russian tea cookies, they are sure to become a family favorite!



  • 1 cup slightly softened Butter
  • ½ cup Powdered Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • Pinch of Salt
  • 2 cups All-Purpose Flour
  • Additional Powdered Sugar and Flour

Snowball Cookies 1In a bowl, mix together the butter and powdered sugar until smooth. Add in the vanilla extract and salt and mix until combined. Add in the flour, if the mixture seems too sticky, add in ¼ to ½ cup more flour. Mix the batter until smooth.

Snowball Cookies 2Create small balls with the batter about 1 inch round. Place balls back in the bowl and place the dough balls in the refrigerator for at least an hour.

Snowball Cookies 4

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Remove the balls from the fridge and place on a non-stick cookie sheet. Bake for 12 minutes. While the cookies are still warm, roll the baked balls in powdered sugar. Let the cookies cool and enjoy!

Snowball Cookies 3

Magical Party DipIf you are throwing a FROZEN themed party, make sure to check out my other FROZEN themed party ideas, including Snowman PartsFROZEN Magical Party Dip and my FROZEN inspired Snowman Snacks with FREE printable!

Russian Tea MixAnd… do you know what goes wonderfully with Snowball Cookies, which are otherwise known as Russian Tea Cookies? Russian Tea, of course! I just happen to have a wonderful Russian Tea Mix recipe for you as well!

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  1. These cookies are simple, elegant and Pinned!

    I can think of about 6 ways to vary them, these are the best kind of recipes. I am very allergic to chocolate and food colouring. so a delicious pretty cookie is certainly appreciated.

    I really thank you for sharing this recipe.

  2. Snowball cookies are delicious!! I think the kiddos and I need to make a batch this weekend. Thanks for the awesome idea (and for sharing your recipe with us at Merry Monday this week)!

  3. Hi Keri Lyn, My mother made Russian Tea Cakes for Christmas every year! Thanks for bringing back a fond memory and for sharing your recipe! Blessings, Janet

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