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Easy Walnut Snowball Cookies - Just Like the Ones From a Famous Bakery!?

Easy Walnut Snowball Cookies - Just Like the Ones From a Famous Bakery!?

One bowl, one spatula, one hand!? These are extremely simple and crunchy walnut snowballs, just like the ones from my favorite bakery! These are ready just 30 minutes after they're mixed!

Ingredients: 1 cookie sheet (about 20 pieces)

Walnuts
40g
butter (clover)
80g
Hanami sugar (or white caster sugar)
30g
Domestic cake flour (whatever you like)
140g
Nakanai powdered sugar (or regular powdered sugar)
to taste

Steps

1. Roast the walnuts in an oven preheated to 170℃ for 3-5 minutes and crush them. (You can also cook them in a toaster oven for 2 minutes, but be careful not to burn them).
2. Add the butter and sugar to a microwave safe bowl, heat up at 500W for 1~2 minutes, and stir.
3. Add cake flour to step 2, and mix with a spatula until smooth.
4. Add the walnuts to Step 3, and stir.
5. Form the dough into balls with your hands and place them on a cookie sheet. Bake for 17~20 minutes in an oven preheated to 170 °C.
6. The cookies are ready once the surface turns a light golden brown, and the bottoms are browned too! Cool ithem on a baking rack.
7. Place the cookies and powdered sugar into a plastic bag. Shake them around to coat the cookies with powdered sugar.
8. Done! Enjoy it with bancha tea, green tea, black tea, or coffee. Enjoy them while they're still warm!

Story Behind this Recipe

I wanted to make something not-too-sweet and crunchy just like the ones from my favorite bakery! So I made these. You just mix and bake these, so please give them a try.