Monday, December 19, 2011

Cinnamon Snowballs









I found these cookies over on Cookie Madness. And they are so easy to make, I let my 11yo son attempt it. They turned out great, and he recieved many compliments. They should be on your cookie platter!



Cinnamon Snowballs (reprinted from Cookie Madness)


INGREDIENTS

8 oz butter (2 sticks)

3 cup granulated sugar

2 teaspoons vanilla

1 teaspoon cinnamon

2 cups sifted cake flour

2 cups cornflakes, crushed after measuring

1 cup chopped toasted pecans

Powdered sugar and extra cinnamon for sprinkling


DIRECTIONS

*Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

*Line two cookie sheets with parchment paper.

*Cream the butter, sugar, vanilla and cinnamon with an electric mixer.

*Stir in the cake flour followed by the cornflakes and nuts.

*Shape dough into about 48 small balls.

* Arrange on cookie sheets and bake for 20 to 25 minutes. Cool slightly and remove from pan.

*Roll in powdered sugar while warm. Sprinkle with some extra cinnamon if you feel like it.

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