allergy friendly snow ball cookies,

Gluten and Nut Free Snowball Cookies

December 04, 2020 S Malik 10 Comments

nut free snowball cookies in a bowl

The Snow Ball Cookies - gluten, dairy and nut free are a fantastic holiday cookie. A rich, buttery shortbread cookie that’s studded with chopped sunflower seeds and rolled in powdered sugar.

These are a perfect addition to your allergy friendly holiday cookie list. They are super easy to make and only take a few ingredients.

To make these cookies, you add all the ingredients except the powdered sugar in a bowl. The sunflower seeds should be roughly chopped. If the seeds are small then you do not need to chop.

These cookies should not be made too big, you only want about 1 tablespoon of dough per cookie. Also they should be shaped into rounds and not flatten out.

These cookies only need to be bake for about 15 minutes. Once they are out of the oven, let the cookies cool for about 5 minutes and then roll them in powdered sugar. Once they have cooled completely, roll the cookies one more time in the powdered sugar.


Free From

  • 🍪 Gluten: Use your favorite gluten free all purpose flour.
  • 🍪 Tree Nuts: I used sunflower seeds but you can use any of your favorite seeds. Use dried cranberries or chocolate chips. You can simply leave out them out too
  • 🍪 Dairy Free: Use dairy free butter substitute.
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  • 55 mins
  • Makes 30
  • Easy

RECIPE MAY CONTAIN:

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Substitutions

Ingredients

Adjust Servings:
Cookie Dough
1 cup gluten free all-purpose flour
1 cup sunflower seeds (see cook`s note)
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1/2 cup dairy free butter substitute, softened
coating
1 cup powdered sugar

Nutritional information

1g
Protein
8g
Carbs
5g
Fat
6g
Sugars
1g
Sat. Fat
76k
Calories

Steps

1
Done
20 sec
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Wash hands with soap and water for 20 seconds. Preheat oven to 350° F.
2
Done
10 mins
gluten free cookie dough as course meal after mixing al ingredients
Line a large baking sheet with parchment. In a large bowl, mix all the batter ingredients and using your hands, combine everything until mixture resembles a coarse meal.
3
Done
10 mins
dairy free dough formed into balls for baking
Form dough into small balls and place on prepared baking sheet. (see cook's note)
4
Done
15 mins
Bake 15 minutes.
5
Done
20 mins
coating snowball cookies in powdered sugar
Take the cookies out of the oven and let them cool for 5 minutes. They should be still warm but cool enough to touch, roll cookies in powdered sugar. When the cookies are cooled completely, dust in powdered sugar again.
7
Done
20 sec
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Wash hands with soap and water for 20 seconds.

Cook Notes

  • The batter will be super crumbly, press into the palm of your hands firmly to shape into balls
  • Corn Free: if you are unable to use the powdered sugar because of cornstarch, try grinding coarse sugar in a coffee grinder and use that for coating.



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10 comments:

  1. I haven't ever made a nut free version of snowballs and cannot wait to try this out - these look amazing!

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  2. Snowballs are one of my favorite christmas treats! This looks like a great option if you can't have nuts!

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  3. Love these snowballs.. just awesome..

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  4. These look awesome. Just like my mom used to make!

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  5. Love these snowballs! Such a great allergy-friendly recipe for Christmas!

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  6. So nice that you've made an easy gluten-free version of these cookies. So great to be able to make a Chrismtas favorite.

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  7. awww these are soooo cute!!! my kid would love these

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