This simple snowball cookies recipe is certainly one of my favourite Christmas cookies. And so they look even cuter in this DIY Christmas cookie jar with printable reward tag.

Snowball cookies on a tray and wrapped up in a mason jar gift.

Seasonal Simplicity Christmas Collection

As we speak is the primary week of The Happy Housie’s Seasonal Simplicity Christmas Collection. Every week we’ll be sharing a number of Christmas initiatives to encourage you for the season. From dwelling decor and crafts to seasonal recipes and reward concepts – there’s one thing for everybody! This week we’re sharing our favourite Christmas DIY concepts and initiatives. I hope you get pleasure from!

Snowball Christmas cookies with free printable gift tag.

DIY Snowball Cookies in a Jar

I’m presently engaged on pulling out of my Christmas decor {and my home appears to be like like a bomb simply went off!} so I made a decision I higher keep on with a recipe venture for this one. lol! Snowball cookies have been certainly one of my favourite Christmas cookies ever since I used to be little. My Grandma used to make them and so they have been at all times the primary cookies I went for on the cookie platter.

Snowball Christmas cookies in a mason jar with tag.

I assumed that it could be a enjoyable thought to package deal these snowballs up in a cute little cookie jar. They make a scrumptious Christmas reward and also can make a fairly addition to your kitchen vacation decor. After you have the cookies made, the jars simply take minutes to place collectively so you may make one up for everybody you already know. The one downside is protecting the cookie jar stocked!

Pecan Snowball Cookies Recipe

Snowball Christmas cookies with free printable gift tag.

Pecan Snowball Cookies

These melt-in-your-mouth pecan snowball cookies are fast and simple to make and are at all times a hit for Christmas cookie exchanges. Undoubtedly a Christmas favourite!


  • 1
  • 1/4
    granulated sugar
  • 1/4
    packed brown sugar
  • 1/4
  • 2
  • 2
    all-purpose flour
  • 1
    finely chopped pecans (or different nut of selection)
  • powdered sugar
  • peppermint mud or finely crushed peppermint {non-compulsory}


  1. Preheat the oven to 350F. In a massive bowl beat the butter on medium pace for 30 seconds. Add the sugar, brown sugar, and salt and beat till mixed. Beat in the vanilla after which the flour. Stir in the nuts.

  2. Form the dough into 1-inch balls (1 tbsp.) and place on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake for 12 minutes or simply till the bottoms start to brown. Take away and funky on a wire rack.

  3. Put some powdered sugar in a ziploc bag. Place a few cookies in the bag at at a time and gently shake to coat.

Pecan snowball cookies on a wood tray.

Suggestions for the Greatest Snowball Cookies

I’ve put collectively a few suggestions for making the perfect snowball cookies in addition to some concepts for switching issues up a bit. Give them a attempt to let me know what you suppose!

  • Use butter at room temperature for the perfect cookies.
  • Roll the snowball cookies in the powdered sugar twice! First when they’re nonetheless barely heat to provide them extra of a creamy glaze after which a second time when fully cool or nearer to whenever you’ll be serving them.
  • Swap issues up by utilizing a totally different nut corresponding to almonds, walnuts or pistachios.
  • Attempt including some peppermint mud {this one is from Dealer Joes} with the powdered sugar. It’s so good!
  • For a enjoyable Christmas twist add some Christmas coloured sprinkles to the cookie dough earlier than baking.
  • If you wish to make these cookies forward of time, they freeze very well! Simply put them in a freezer secure container with parchment or wax paper between the layers. As soon as thawed, give them a sprinkle with the powdered sugar earlier than serving.

Peppermint snowball cookies on a wood cutting board.

DIY Snowball Cookie Jars

These snowball cookie jars make a nice Christmas reward thought, however you may as well use them for a cute little cookie jar of your individual!


  • extensive mouth mason jars
  • Christmas serviette or scrap materials
  • baker’s twine
  • printable tags {obtain beneath}
  • paper cutter
  • scissors
  • gap punch

Snowball Christmas cookies with free printable gift tag.

To Do

  • Fill a wide-mouth mason jar with the snowball cookies.
  • Reduce a 5-6 inch diameter circle from a serviette or scrap materials and place over the mason prime lid. Safe with the mason jar ring.
  • Obtain and print out the snowball tags. Reduce out the tag and punch a gap in the highest. Safe across the mason jar with twine.

Snowball Christmas cookies in a mason jar with tag.

Printable Snowballs Reward Tag

I’ve made two variations of the tag – one with ‘From” on it so you need to use it as a reward, and a plain one if you happen to simply wish to use it for a little cookie jar of your individual. The mason jars maintain the cookies tremendous recent! I even have a full measurement 8×10 print too if you happen to’d like a larger model to border. 🙂

Snowballs and Christmas Wishes free printable Christmas gift tags.

Snowballs and Christmas Wishes Tag Plain
Snowballs and Christmas Wishes Tag with ‘From’
8×10 Snowballs and Christmas Wishes Print

Snowball Christmas cookies with a free printable snowball gift tag.

I hope you get pleasure from these cookies as a lot as we do and unfold the Christmas love with a few cookie reward jars of your individual!

Extra Christmas DIY Concepts

Earlier than you go, be sure you take a look at these different superb DIY Christmas initiatives. There are some tremendous cute concepts!

Classic Christmas Light String Garland DIY at The Happy Housie
DIY Hydrangea Christmas Wreath at Two Twenty One
Chunky Knit Vase DIY at Craftberry Bush
Holiday Place Card Wreaths with Printable Tags at Tatertots and Jello
Easy Christmas Star Garland Gift Topper at The Handmade Home

DIY Winter Wonderland Snow Globe Forest at a Pretty Life
DIY Cotton Ball Wreath at Hallstrom Home
Faux Etched Christmas Mirror at Confessions of a Serial DIYer
DIY Christmas Book Craft Project at Happy Happy Nester
DIY Christmas Place Setting Name Tag at She Gave it a Go

Elegant DIY Dollar Tree Christmas Village at The DIY Mommy
DIY Safety Pin Christmas Angels at Zevy Joy
Wooden Advent Calendar at Jenna Kate at Home
DIY Holiday Gift Wrap at My Sweet Savannah
How to Make a Modern Christmas Wreath at Cherished Bliss

DIY Giant Pine Wreath at Love Create Celebrate
Paint by Numbers Printable Christmas at Rambling Renovators
DIY Winter Wreath at The Turquoise Home
Christmas Art Work at Life is a Party
Dollar Tree Rustic Glam Christmas Wreath at All Things With Purpose

DIY Vintage Whitewashed Nutcracker at Rooms FOR Rent
DIY Drum Tree Collar at Sincerely, Marie Designs
Line Art Christmas Tree DIY Acrylic Sign at Lemon Thistle
Snowball Cookies in a Jar at Clear & Scentsible
DIY Pink Ombre Ornament Wreath at We’re the Joneses

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Snowball cookies on a tray and wrapped up in a mason jar gift.