Snowball Mix

Snowball mix recipe for a gift in a jar.

Snowball Mix

What you need

Approx. 1 Quart / 1.1 Litre Wide mouthed Jar
Recipe ingredients as shown below
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Follow the instructions in the recipes in a jar project.

Jar Ingredients:

1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup chopped pecans
In a medium bowl, combine the confectioners’ sugar and flour. Place into a 1 quart canning jar. Put the chopped pecans on top and close the lid

Tag Instructions:
Snow Balls

Makes 4 dozen.

Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).

Grease cookie sheets. In a medium bowl, cream together 3/4 cup of shortening and 1/4 cup of margarine.

Stir in 2 teaspoons of vanilla. Add the entire contents of the jar, and mix well.

Roll dough into 1 inch balls and place them on the prepared cookie sheet.

Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, until lightly browned.

Cool, and roll in confectioners’ sugar.


  1. Mine were so sticky – I used a mixer – would that make a difference. Thaey flattened out like a cookie.

  2. These are my favorite cookie.They`re wonderful.
    I never thought of giving the mix as a gift.Thanks for the great idea!

  3. i have family that is alergic to pecans will it still be good if i leave them out ?

    Thank you,


    p.s. your craft site is the best !!!!

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