Little Snowballs


  • 1 ½ cup butter, melted
  • 1 ½ tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup nuts or coconut, finely chopped
  • ½ tsp nutmeg
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 3 ½ cups flour
  • ¾ cup powdered sugar


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix the butter, powdered sugar, vanilla, nutmeg, and salt. Add the flour and mix thoroughly. Stir in the nuts. form the dough into one-inch balls and place them on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake them for 10 minutes, or until they are set but not brown.

Let the cookies cool for 2 minutes and then roll in powdered sugar. When the cookies are fully cooled, roll them in powdered sugar a second time.