Almond Snow Balls
These are melt in the mouth cookies rolled in confectioner's sugar the resemble snow balls . These are known by different names , but always have crushed nuts in the cookie and rolled in sugar.
All Purpose Flour
Make sure that all ingredients are at room temperature.
In a medium bowl cream butter and sugar. Add Vanilla extract and mix well.
Sift the flour and salt together. Finely chop the almonds, leaving a few small chunks , using a food processor or by hand .
Add the flour and almonds to the butter mixture and mix uniformly well scraping the sides after every few turns.
Roll into lime sized balls Arrange in a container cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.
Preheat the oven to 350 F (180 C).
Bake for 15 minutes or till the cookie bottoms begin to brown.
Remove from the oven and cool in the pan for a minute .
Transfer to a wire rack and cool completely.
Roll the cookies in powdered sugar .
Store in an airtight container .
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