Holiday Snowballs


Makes 24.

1 cup all-purpose flour

1 cup raw walnuts

1/2 teapsoon vanilla extract

1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened

1/4 cup confectioners’ sugar, plus additional for dusting

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place the walnuts in a food processor for 30 seconds or until finely chopped. Place the ground walnuts, flour and cinnamon in a bowl and combine. Place the butter, sugar and vanilla extract in a standing mixer or bowl using a hand mixer and cream for 3-4 minutes. Slowly add the flour mixture to the butter mixture until combined. Using a cookie scooper, scoop out the dough and place on a silpat or parchment lined baking sheet. Bake for 15 minutes. Dust with confectioners’ sugar and serve.

Catherine McCord, model, actress and mom of two, launched the renowned cooking website, Weelicious in 2007 to show parents how to cook recipes that are kid-friendly, quick and nutritious. With a culinary background at NYC’s prestigious ICE and a passion for food, she makes cooking accessible using a few fresh, easy ingredients to make recipes that will appeal to a range of ages – from infants starting on solid foods to school kids and adults. ??