candy cane snowballs

22 Dec

 

candy canes, cookies and a glaze?  whats not to like!  these were super easy to make and really good!

 

Candy Cane Snowballs

adapted from stolen moments

  • 3 c. powdered sugar, divided
  • 1 1/4 c butter, softened
  • 1 t. peppermint extract
  • 2 t. vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 3 c. flour
  • 1 T. baking powder
  • 1/2 t. salt
  • 3/4 c. finely crushed candy canes, divided
  • 1/2 c. granulated sugar
  • 2-3 T. milk

1. In a mixing bowl, beat 1 1/2 cup powdered sugar and butter until fluffy. Add vanilla, peppermint extract and egg and beat until combined.

2. In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt. Stir to combine. Slowly add to mixing bowl, beating until combined, about 1 minute. Stir 1/2 cup finely crushed candy canes in by hand.

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