Cookies are a wonderfully-diverse dessert delivery system.

Almond Snowball Cookies


Grandma would make these oblong, sugar-coated cookies every Christmas, and it's taken me years to find the recipe. I finally stumbled across this recipe for Snowball Cookies on What's Cooking America. I'm glad I did, because I've always loved these cookies above (most) others.

These cookies are simplicity itself: Butter, powdered sugar, vanilla, flour, and some toasted nuts. I chose almonds, but walnuts or pecans are good as well.

If you're craving cookies and don't have a lot of ingredients, these are a good choice!

Snowball cookies cooling on wire rack



Snickerdoodles: The gloriously simple cookie with the silly name. The ingredient list is short, and all they require is a bit of chilling, a bit of rolling (frolicking) in cinnamon and sugar, and pop them in the oven.

If you love vanilla, cinnamon, and sugar, you'll love these cookies.

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