This traditional melt-in-your-mouth cookie is a favorite of Doris Roberts from the television show Everybody Loves Raymond.
In large bowl, beat 3 cups powdered sugar, the butter, vanilla, 1 teaspoon almond extract and eggs with electric mixer on medium speed, or mix with spoon.
Festive holiday snowball cookies made with finely chopped walnuts, flour and vanilla, rolled into balls and dusted with powdered sugar. POWDERED SUGAR COOKIES. 1/2 lb. butter, softened 1 c. confectioners' sugar 1 egg 1 tsp. vanilla or other flavoring 2 c. flour 1/2 tsp. baking soda. Preheat.
Place 1 inch apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake minutes or until very lightly browned. Cool 5 minutes; roll in powdered sugar while still warm and.
This means that, on their own, these cookies only have a mild sweetness. This is because they're coated with powdered sugar after baking.