Sno Balls
ingredients
all
1/2 lb unsalted butter
softened
6 tbsp sugar
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 cup ground pecans
1/4 cup confectioners' sugar
cookware
  • mixing bowl
  • cookie sheet
Those Roseto cookie platters were true works of art. In Grandmom Trigiani's kitchen and on her platters you would find sno balls, fishes, and taralli. The latter are a southern Italian treat made two ways, sweet and savory, often served with wine. Makes 3 dozen cookies.
1
Preheat the oven to 300°F.
2
Combine the ingredients except the confectioners' sugar in a bowl.
3
To make the cookies, take a teaspoonful at a time and roll into a ball. Place on a greased cookie sheet, about 2 inches apart.
4
Bake for 30 minutes.
5
Let it cool a bit, but roll in the confectioners' sugar while they're still warm
source: Adriana and Mary Trigiani's Cooking with My Sisters