Frosty's Lemon Snowball Cookies

Frosty's Lemon Snowball Cookies

Frosty’s Lemon Snowball Cookies combine the look of a frosty snowball with the bite of tangy lemon cookies recipe. Bring these lemon snowball cookies to life this Christmas!


Orange Snowballs:

Omit lemon peel and lemon juice. Substitute grated orange peel and orange juice.

Cooking Time10 min


  • 1/2 cup shortening or butter
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
  • 1 egg
  • 1 3/4 cup sifted flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans or walnuts
  • Confectioners sugar (for coating)


  1. Cream together shortening, sugar and lemon peel until light and fluffy. Add egg; beat until smooth.
  2. Sift together flour, baking soda and cream of tarter. Add to creamed mixture alternately with lemon juice and water. Stir in nuts.
  3. Chill dough at least 1 hour.
  4. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  5. With floured hands, form dough into small balls and place 1" apart on ungreased baking sheet.
  6. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until set.
  7. Remove from sheet and roll immediately in confectioners sugar. Cool on racks.

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